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The ecosystem for stolen credit card information comes in several varieties, ranging from low-tier markets selling recycled cards from past breaches, to those at the top tier, with unused card data that... more
Researchers at global cybersecurity firm Forcepoint have discovered a new piece of POS malware – the first in nearly two years – that primarily targets transactions at hotels and restaurants. In the current era of mass malware it’s becoming increasingly rare to find something beyond the ‘usual suspects’ we see being spread by high-profile botnets on a regular basis: Dridex spread by [...]
Trend Micro has warned of a new POS malware dubbed MagikPOS, that is being used to attack POS systems belonging to businesses in the US and Canada. The MagikPOS malware was first spotted infecting POS systems the last week of January and has been used to steal data on at least 23,400 credit cards, Trend [...]
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Threat intelligence experts, iSIGHT Partners, say they have analyzed the most sophisticated POS malware they have seen to date – ModPOS. ModPOS, which is short for modular point-of-sale (POS) system, is a comprehensive malware framework. The actors behind the ModPOS software have exhibited a very professional level of software development proficiency, creating a complex, highly functional and modular [...]
In conjunction with a US Secret Service investigation, Trustwave SpiderLabs researchers have unearthed a new family of POS malware. POS malware is a sinister and often difficult-to-detect threat that preys on retailers running Windows-based payment terminals. This menace has been around for many years, but has now become the preferred fraud method by which cyber criminals fleece retailers [...]