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Website and Credit Card Security: Exploits & Countermeasures

EasyChair Preprint no. 2740

7 pagesDate: February 21, 2020


Security of Websites and Credit Card information is very necessary nowadays as most of the transactions are done online and there is no need to buy a thing with physical money. Ecommerce websites are getting point of interest day by day as people usually make orders online and due to that security should be considered. Moreover, the personal information is used in these transactions which can be used by adversaries to get different type of benefits. This paper describes the methods which are often employed by attackers to gain access to the website database to extract the information like credentials and credit card information and also the detailed remedial techniques and algorithms that can be employed to secure the website and the confidential information from the attackers. For practical insight different types of encryption mechanisms are used to illustrate the security levels of credit cards and hashing algorithms to encrypt the database passwords. Traffic analysis of HTTP and HTTPS is observed using different software’s to check the confidentiality and integrity of data.

Keyphrases: attack, credit card, Credit Card Information, credit card security, database, e-commerce, error based sqli, Exploitation, Hashing, injection attack, Online Transactions, SQL Injection Attack, union select, Wire shark

BibTeX entry
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  author = {Abdul Hannan and Syed Basit Ali Zaidi and Fawad Khan and Faisal Amjad and Osama Usmani},
  title = {Website and Credit Card Security: Exploits & Countermeasures},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 2740},

  year = {EasyChair, 2020}}
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