Last Updated on 08/23/2022 by OTC
Since 2020 considerable attention has been spent analysing the emergence of MageCart malware within WordPress environments which most commonly affects sites using WooCommerce. As demonstrated in a previous post WordPress has quickly become the most commonly affected CMS platform for credit card skimmers due to the CMS’ popularity and ease-of-use.
In fact, so far this year WordPress has begun to eclipse other CMS platforms in the prevalence of skimming malware:
According to our data nearly 60% of all skimmers externally detected by our SiteCheck tool were targeting WordPress CMS so far this year.