PoS systems

Pierluigi Paganini May 27, 2017
Chipotle Mexican Grill Fast-food chain notified customers a PoS malware breach

The Fast-food chain Chipotle notified users a security breach, hackers compromised its point of sale terminals to steal payment card data. The Mexican Grill Fast-food chain Chipotle notified users a data breach, hackers infected its point of sale terminals to steal payment card data. The malicious code infected systems in 47 states and Washington earlier […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 10, 2017
Arby’s Restaurant Group confirmed a massive card breach hit its stores

Arby’s Restaurant Group, one of the largest fast food sandwich restaurant chains in the US, confirmed that its PoS systems had been breached by crooks. Hundreds of Arby’s Restaurants suffered a card breach, the Arby’s Restaurant Group is the second-largest quick-service fast-food sandwich restaurant chain in the US. Arby’s has more than 3,330 stores in the United States, […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 08, 2016
PoS systems infected in 1 in 20 Wendy’s stores, credit card exposed

The hack suffered by Wendy’s fast-food chain was bigger than thought, payment card data exposed in more than 1000 stores. The hack suffered by Wendy’s fast-food chain was bigger than thought and exposed sensitive information, including credit card data. Roughly one on three Wendy’s burger was hacked, a malware has infected PoS systems. Just after the […]

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 November 24, 2014
How hackers are exploiting vulnerable DVRs to conduct illegal activities

Security experts discovered a new malware that targets DVR and other Internet of Things devices recruiting them for different illegal activities. DVR, abbreviation for Digital Video Recorders systems, from Hikvision firm are affected by vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to hack them remotely. Digital Video Recorders are systems used to record surveillance footage of office buildings and […]