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Security Threats & Issues E-commerce Businesses Frequently Face

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According to Visa,


An e-commerce portal is a virtual place where the consumer can do more personalized shopping with a wide variety of options available. This whole experience has become very convenient.

The key thing with e-commerce is that it is not just splashing big but is also changing very fast, -increasing security threats to e-commerce. Consumer buying behavior and preferences are mutating, and also, they are getting a maze of different digital choices that were not available or even imaginable some years ago.

At vTech Solution, Inc., we agree that digital transformation is accelerating and changing the risk landscape. Hence, we are listing down some common security threats and issues that are faced by the e-commerce industry.

E-commerce Security Threats & Issues!

The e-commerce industry is exploding, and types of security attacks and threats to e-commerce have been directly been proportional to the and rise of this sector. The most common security threats and issues are phishing attacks, hacking, credit card frauds, money thefts, cyber frauds, data theft, and data breach.

Thus, the brands have started implementing security risk analysis audits so that the company reviews key assets, current security strategies, IT infrastructure, and controls to prioritize the top vulnerabilities. Then they can be recommended security control solutions.  E-commerce privacy has become a major concern for clients with the rise of identity theft and impersonation.

vTech believes that partnership security is essential, and we have these highly talented security experts working with the clients and helping to secure their digital environment. With vTech, you can uncover security risks threatening your organization. Security Checkup by vTech Solution and Check Point is an assessment identifying security risks on your enterprise network. At the end of the assessment, we provide a comprehensive threat analysis report.

To schedule a Security Checkup, register at: vTechSolution.com/security-checkup/

Types of Security Threats & Issues to E-commerce Industry

Distributed denial-of-service attack

This attack is just meant to shut down the network and making it impossible to access through its intended users.


These attacks generally start with an email message showing a trusted source like a major retailer or a big e-commerce company that directs the recipients to a “spoofed” website that looks trustworthy but, it’s actually fake and a form of bogus plan.


Ransomware is malicious software that infects the system and shows messages demanding to be a fee paid for the system to work again.  It is a big criminal moneymaking idea installed through various summarized links in any email, website, or post.

Bad bots

Bots steal strategic pricing database, and these website bots are mostly used for price scraping, which pulls detailed pricing and product data from the website by exhausting inventory and creating card fraud. Bad bots also create e-commerce scalping resulting in slowing down the website speed.

Poor management

When security is vulnerable and delicate, it possesses a threat to the networks and high-security systems. Also, these e-commerce threats occur due to no proper budgets allocated for the purchase of the security vendor and solutions.

As there is a rise in connectivity to the Internet, there is also a danger to security with new threats emerging every day; updated security software is a pre-requisite to have a fully secured environment.  In this scenario, E-commerce industry is facing many challenges.

vTech Solution, Inc. delivers end-to-end migration support to all organizations and also provides comprehensive migration support plans for all e-commerce threats security and issues.

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