1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

As China moves to payment cards, cybercriminals follow

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. RSS

    RSS New Member Member

    As China increasingly embraces payment cards over cash, Trend Micro is seeing an uptick in cybercriminal activity aimed at card fraud.

    The security company published a new study of the Chinese underground cybercriminal market, which shows a strong interest in ways to capture payment card details.

    "Cybercriminals quickly jumped on the noncash payment bandwagon," wrote report author Lion Gu of Trend Micro's Forward-Looking Threat Research Team.

    The market for such tools has been strong in countries that heavily use payment cards, so it's probably not surprising that the trade would rise in China.

    To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Continue reading...

Share This Page