Tips to Help Prevent Hackers from Holiday E-Skimming

  Online and in-store retailers are already making the holiday season bright but at what cost? E-skimming, a process where hackers insert malicious code onto a website in order to collect financial card details or personal information, is a major threat this time of time. According to an NBC article, last year, 41.4 million Americans shopped online between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, all of whom are potential hacking targets for cybercriminals.    Many hacking attempts start with phishing or third-party vendors. These might be in the form of an email that tricks an employee into logging into their company’s website. Using this information, hackers are able to place malicious codes…