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Botnet Targets Point-of-Sale Systems

09
Jul
2014

A new botnet has been discovered by security researchers, who observed that it uses the infected machines to scan for the presence of point-of-sale systems and gain access to the information through brute-force attacks. Los Angeles-based cyber threat intelligence firm IntelCrawler says that the name of the botnet project was released on the underground forums in May 2014. According to the company, the malware it uses collected indicators like subnet IP ranges and commonly used operato…

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