Pierluigi Paganini August 01, 2020
The author of FastPOS PoS malware pleads guilty

A 30-year-old Moldovan man pleaded guilty this week for creating the FastPOS malware that infected PoS systems worldwide. The Moldovan citizen Valerian Chiochiu (30), aka Onassis, pleaded guilty on Friday for creating the infamous FastPOS Point-of-Sale (POS) malware. Chiochiu was a member of the Infraud global cybercrime organization involved in stealing and selling credit card […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 07, 2016
New FastPoS PoS malware implements a ‘quickly and dirty’ approach to steal card data

The author of the FastPoS PoS malware issued an update that profoundly changes its behavior, preferring a quick exfiltration activity even if is noisier. Christmas is approaching, and the experts are already at work, including the authors of PoS malware that at that time maximize their profits. The criminal group behind the FastPoS PoS malware have updated […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 04, 2016
FastPOS PoS malware implements a quick exfiltration method

Trend Micro experts discovered a new strain of Point-of-Sale (PoS) malware dubbed FastPOS that implements a quick and efficient exfiltration technique. Security experts at Trend Micro have spotted a new strain of PoS malware dubbed FastPOS that is able to quickly exfiltrate harvested data. The malware was used by threat actors to target both enterprises and SMBs […]