Pierluigi Paganini September 18, 2015
MWZLesson POS Trojan borrows code from other malware

Security experts at Doctor Web have discovered a new PoS Trojan dubbed MWZLesson that borrows code from other popular malicious software. Security experts at Dr. Web have discovered a new PoS Trojan that was designed by mixing code from other malware. The new PoS Trojan, dubbed Trojan.MWZLesson, was designed reusing the code of other popular malware, including the Dexter PoS […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2014
Trustwave analyzed of point-of-sale malware

Experts at Trustwave analyzed point-of-sale malware providing data related principal code used, exfiltration and persistence techniques implemented. Trustwave firm as published an interesting report on the point-of-sale malware based on its investigation on different breaches involving payment card data. The experts at Trustwave have examined a large amount of malware that targets point-of-sale devices, this family of malicious code is […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 04, 2014
Soraya PoS Malware, a new start in criminal ecosystem

Security experts at Arbor Networks have discovered a new type of PoS malware called Soraya that implements memory scraping and Web forms grabbing. During 2013 security experts have discovered numerous malware targeting point-of-sale systems, BlackPOS, Dexter and vSkymmer are just some example of malicious code detected in the last 12 months. Researchers at Arbor Networks have discovered a […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 23, 2014
Nemanja, a botnet of thousand POSs, Grocery Management and Accounting Systems

Experts at Intelligence firm IntelCrawler have detected a new botnet dubbed Nemanja composed by compromised POS terminals, accounting systems and grocery management platforms. On March 2014 experts at IntelCrawler have identified Nemanja, one of the biggest botnets based on compromised POS terminals, accounting systems and grocery management platforms. Cyber-threat intelligence company IntelCrawler is one of the companies most active […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 28, 2013
Dexter Malware, the rise of malware that hits point of sales

Security experts at Arbor Networks have found a couple of servers used to arrange a malicious campaign against PoS with Dexter malware. At the end of 2012, Israel based company Seculert  notified about Dexter malware, used for parsing memory dumps of specific POS software related processes, looking for Track 1 / Track 2 credit card data. Dexter […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 28, 2013
Exclusive -Details on Investigation of Group-IB on new age of POS malware

New age of POS malware – cash points are in the hackers’ interest, major US banks are compromised. UPDATE January 17th, 2014 I desire to reveal the identity of the person that has conducted the analysis on the BlackPos agent, giving me a significant support for the realization of the post. Andrey Komarov, IntelCrawler’s CEO, has arranged […]