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Criminal hacking group FIN8, known for a flurry of attacks in 2017 followed by a period of silence in 2018 until re-emerging earlier this year, has recently carried out three attacks against point-of-sale (POS) systems, including two against North American fuel dispenser merchants, Visa Payment Fraud Disruption said. Visa said the attacks on fuel dispenser […]

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Fast-food chain Wendy’s disclosed it was a victim of a point-of-sale system attack that installed malware on PoS computers affecting 300 franchise restaurants. The disclosure was part the company’s first quarter 2016 SEC filings on Wednesday and is the most complete account to date of a 2015 data breach. “In January, we began to investigate […]

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While we wait to discover what and how the Trump Hotel Collection was breached, a new version of the TinyPOS point-of-sale (PoS) malware has been discovered by Foregenix. This malware functions as a typical memory scraper. It gathers input card data before the system can encrypt it, but is written in “‘hand rolled’ assembly language […]

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