A new online POS skimmer used by one of the Magecart groups has been spotted injecting an iframe into retailer websites that asks for payment card information.

Malwarebytes came across the new technique being used on a Magento powered e-commerce platform. Unlike other skimming methods, which search for the active payment form on the page and replace it with one prepped for skimming, the new version simply inserts an iframe onto a shopping cart check out page that asks for the visitor’s name, credit card number, CVV and expiration date, said Malwarebytes Head of Threat Intelligence Jerome Segura.

The malware is injected into all the PHP pages on the targeted site, but the ifram is only activated when the shopper visits the shopping cart check out page.

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