Last updated at Mon, 31 Jul 2017 20:31:15 GMT

The onset of the holiday season means lots of stores preparing for the inevitable shopping rush. While these retailers keep fingers crossed that customers make this season quite merry and bright, attackers also have high hopes for the season -- for lots of new credit card data to steal and sell.

Plenty of organizations cover the scope and consequences of these credit card data breaches, so we thought we would walk through how these attacks actually work, from an attacker's initial entry to a network, all the way through to data exfiltration. Have a watch:

Whiteboard Wednesday: Cyber Monday: The Anatomy of a Credit Card Breach [VIDEO]

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