Exploit: Third Party Software
X-Cart: eCommerce Platform Creator
Risk to Small Business: 2.003 = Severe
X-cart discovered the danger of vetting errors when attackers exploited a vulnerability in a third-party software tool to gain access to X-Cart’s store hosting systems. Some stores went down completely, while others reported issues with sending email alerts. The incident is under investigation and service has been restored for clients.
Individual Risk: No personal or consumer information was reported as impacted in this incident.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Cyberattacks can come from unexpected quarters, like a vulnerability in third-party software that you rely o.