International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology
The extensive use of e-commerce creates new ways for both image and brands to be attacked. Attackers use various gimmicks and techniques to find various loopholes in the system. While there has been good ways to identify threats, educating customers and identifying countermeasures. Attacks on customer sensitive information has the adverse effect of decreasing the consumer faith on online transactions, which happens in e-commerce. Prevention is better than cure, good knowledge and understanding of the online threats can be used as a tool to avoid online attacks.