Point of Sale

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2015
Cherry Picker, a PoS Malware even more threatening

Researchers at Trustwave have published the analysis of the Cherry Picker threat, a point-of-sale (PoS) malware that went undetected over the years. A point-of-sale (PoS) malware that went largely undetected for the past several years has been analyzed by researchers at Trustwave. Security experts at Trustwave have analyzed an insidious point-of-sale (PoS) malware dubbed Cherry Picker that threat has […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 26, 2015
Card Breach at Hilton Hotel Properties Under Investigation

Hilton Worldwide has issued an official statement informing its customers that the alleged data breach is currently under investigation. As reported by Brian Krebs of Krebs on Security, several sources are claiming that Point-of-Sale (PoS) registers utilized by several businesses operating within a large quantity of Hilton Hotel and franchise properties across the United States. These claims result from the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 02, 2015
Shifu, a dangerous Banking Trojan is Attacking Japanese Banks

The Shifu Banking Trojan is a new sophisticated malware that has been used to target the customers of more than a dozen Japanese banks. Shifu is the name of a new banking trojan that has been around since at least April targeting Japanese banks and a number of European e-banking platforms. “Shifu currently targets 14 […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 01, 2015
A variant of the Angler Exploit Kit used to infect PoS Systems

Experts at Trend Micro discovered that cyber criminals are exploiting the popular Angler Exploit kit to find and infect PoS systems. The popular Angler Exploit kit is used by criminal crews to find and infect PoS systems, this is the last disconcerting discovery made by the experts at Trend Micro. The security researcher Anthony Joe […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 12, 2014
Electronic Payment Service Cash Anywhere Publicly Admits to Security Breach

Shockingly, for the last five years, hackers have been using a banking malware to siphon unencrypted credit/debit card information from the computer networks of Charge Anywhere, an electronic payment service used by millions of merchants worldwide. Charge Anywhere, an electronic payment service provider to merchant publicly admitted to a security breach that may have compromise […]

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 […]