Microsoft has released a report warning of new methods used by hackers to hide their texts on hacked sites. In particular, they use base 64 cipher to hide the loading of external files and make their code appear harmless.
Entering the code to steal bank details on merchant sites, or skimming in English, is nothing new. However, as with all threats on the web, the authors are constantly improving their tools to stay one step ahead of cybersecurity professionals. Hackers have developed new techniques to hide their code to avoid detection, according to a new report from Microsoft.
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Persuasive titles by encoding them in base 64
Finally, for the third method, hackers pass their script as an official Google Analytics script or Meta Pixel audience analysis software. Again, the authors added a simple script that downloads a second script from an external server, and used base-64 encoding to mask the address.
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