Online shops plundered by bank card-stealing malware after bungling backend Aptos hacked

‘We were silenced by the Feds!’

By Shaun Nichols

Shoppers of 40 online stores have had their bank card numbers and addresses slurped by a malware infection at backend provider Aptos.

The security breach occurred late last year when a crook was able to inject spyware into machines Aptos used to host its retail services for online shops. This software nasty was able to access customer payment card numbers and expiration dates, full names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, we’re told.

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