The most common and important risks posed during making electronic transactions are:
➢ Data Interception: This is the interception of data and information transmitted to an online communication between sender and receiver.
➢ Falsifying data: Modify or forgery of data required for performing an electronic transaction when transmitted.
➢ Fraudulent transactions: This is the unauthorized access to the electronic trading system in order to introduce elements for nonexistent transactions or orders to modify existing data.
➢ Denial of Service: These are attacks that are intended to prevent the allocation of resources and services to the users of the online store.
➢ Masquerade : Someone malicious pretending someone else with the necessary authorization, stealing information or services or exploits initiates transactions, which cause economic losses or difficulties in the organization.
➢ Unauthorised access into computers and computer networks (cracking and hacking): It involves unauthorized access to a computer or computer network with the intent to copy, modify or destroy data.
➢ Malware: Malicious programs that are installed primarily on consumers’ computers without being aware of it.
➢ Phishing: This is a method Seizure critical personal data (credit card numbers, security codes, etc.) with questions that appear to be coming from a legitimate source.