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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Magecart Skimming Exploit Affected Multiple E-Commerce Shopping Platforms

Dutch security firm Sansec reported that a new multi-platform credit card skimmer that can harvest payment info on compromised stores powered by Shopify, BigCommerce,...

Amazon Generated 211 Million Kilograms of Plastic Waste in 2019, Report Says

E-commerce company Amazon generated an estimated 211 million kilograms of plastic packaging waste in 2019, with 10.8 million kilograms of the waste ending up...

Ikea Stops Catalog Publishing, Shifts to Digital

Ikea has made the "emotional but rational" decision to end the publication of its iconic catalog after nearly seven decades due to decline in...

Guitar Center Files for Bankruptcy

The largest retailer of music instruments and equipment in the US, Guitar Center, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday morning, as customers moved...

MercadoLibre E-commerce Company Infected with Chaes Malware

Cybereason Nocturnus security researchers reported that the Chaes malware has been detected in MercadoLibre, Latin America’s largest e-commerce platform. Cybereason Nocturnus security researchers reported...

French Officials Sign Petition Calling for an Amazon-Free Christmas

French politicians, non-governmental organizations, trade unions, and media personalities, campaign a petition calling for a boycott against Amazon, citing its unfair competition against local...

Amazon Launches Online Pharmacy

Amazon on Tuesday has officially launched an online pharmacy that would allow customers in the U.S. to order prescription medications for home delivery.Amazon on...

Amazon Accuses Influencers Of Peddling Counterfeit Goods

Amazon has filed a lawsuit against Instagram and TikTok influencers for allegedly promoting and conspiring in a scheme to sell counterfeit luxury products on...

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