Cyber-thieves ‘target Christmas shoppers’

Cyber-thieves are preparing malware and spam campaigns in a bid to catch out retailers and shoppers during the run-up to Christmas, experts say.One gang had updated the sophisticated malware it used to target tills in stores, security company iSight said.There had also been an increase in spam and phishing emails crafted to catch out people seeking bargains.And some crime groups had made fakes copies of popular shopping apps in a bid to steal payment-card data.

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