FBI Releases Article on Defending Against E-Skimming

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an article to raise awareness on e-skimming threats. E-skimming occurs when an attacker injects malicious code onto a website to capture credit or debit card data or personally identifiable information (PII).

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages businesses and agencies that take online payments to review the FBI article and consider the following tips to help protect against e-skimming:

Users can report suspected attacks to their local FBI office or to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center at

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