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Looking back on 2016 shows that the attacks on the EU have risen rapidly, 1,000 German online shops have been infected and extortion attempts over hijacked MongoDBs have increased. One of the new tricks is Autocomplete as a phishing tool.
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Information is available to the BSI according to which at least 1,000 German online shops are currently infected by malicious code and customers‘ payment information has been stolen.
In Chrome and Safari, attackers can use the autocomplete feature to access registry data from the fields.
Blackmail attacks on hijacked, non-secure MongoDB databases continue to increase, warn several security researchers.
The number of attacks on the infrastructure of the European Commission increased by 20% in 2016. As a result, better security practices should be introduced and cooperation with NATO intensified.
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