Russian-Speaking Hackers are Using Email to Attack US Retailers and Others

Inside the United States, the hacking group, called TA505, has focused its attacks on the retail and hospitality sectors—with an emphasis on large retailers, including a popular U.S.-based department store chain.

Cyber attackers have found an inventive new way to rip off retailers and others, a digital security firm says. An investigation by researchers at security vendor CyberInt Technologies Ltd. say they have connected a single group of hackers, known as TA505, to a range of attacks against retailers and financial institutions around the world. The hackers conduct their attacks by using legitimate remote-access software and innocent-looking files attached to “spear-phishing” emails… Digital Commerce 360

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