Hacking Group Targets Merchants to Print Out and Sell Gift Card Codes

From PC Mag: A hacking group out of Morocco has been spotted infiltrating companies to print out gift card codes valued at up to $100,000 per day.

The group, Storm-0539, prints the high-value gift cards with the goal of selling them to buyers on the black market at discounted rates, according to security researchers at Microsoft.

"Gift cards are attractive targets for fraud because, unlike credit or debit cards, there are no customer names or bank accounts attached to them," Microsoft says in a report about the growing risk of gift card fraud.

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