Over 80 e-commerce websites have been compromised by Magecart - online credit card skimmer, which steals payment card details of online shoppers. It gained notoriety after targeting British Airways last year. Businesses from the US, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Asia are affected, mostly from the motorsports industry and high fashion. Researchers have already alerted the companies, but online shoppers should regularly review their bank statements for any unfamiliar activity.
On August 26, ransomware called Sodinokibi swept through more than 400 dental offices around the US, encrypting patient charts, x-rays, payment information.