Possible Credit Card Number Disclosure

Description

Kayran has possibly detected a Credit Card Number in your system.
This exposure can occur due to improper handling, storage, or transmission of credit card data within an organization’s systems.

These Details could be obtained by attackers. Such vulnerabilities can lead to unauthorized access to payment information, financial fraud, and compliance violations.

Exposing credit card numbers can result in financial losses due to fraudulent transactions, regulatory penalties for non-compliance with data protection standards like PCI DSS, and damage to an organization’s reputation.

Recommendation

To mitigate and prevent these risks, it is recommended to:
– Make sure that these Credit Card Numbers are not being displayed or accessible to any, unauthorized actors.
– Implement strong encryption mechanisms to protect credit card data both during transmission and storage.
– Ensure compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements, which include strict guidelines for handling credit card data securely.
– Conduct regular security audits and assessments to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the handling of credit card information.

References

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/200.html

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