British Airways Javascript Hack

September 12, 2018

clark

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Interesting explanation on how the hackers shaved off personal info.

Inside the Magecart Breach of British Airways: How 22 Lines of Code Claimed 380,000 Victims

What the explanation does not really point out is the root cause. The hackers were able to insert 22 lines of code into the javascript library Modernizr. Something to keep in mind when you build your next javascript web application. All sources needed to run the application need to be secure and verified.  Be careful out there.

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