- 17/03/2014

KichlerLightingLights is another victim of the ColdFusion botnet. The company's owner Gary Fitterman stated "It was like being attacked by terrorists. When we learned what had happened, we immediately went into frenzy, spent a ton of money to get forensic experts to take a look." The hacking gang used vunerabilities in Adobe's ColdFusion to build a botnet of hacked ecommerce sites, designed to bilk the customers credit card data, KichlerLightingLights was just another one of the ecommerce sites affected.The various companies that have been affected all handled credit card processing on their site. Mr. Fitterman has now outsourced all of his credit card processing transactions to a third party company.Experts state that if you run your own credit card processing you must be diligent about software updates.