Alina, the Latest POS Malware

Nov. 14, 2017 0 comments Detection & Response alina malware POS

The danger of having the data of thousands of credit cards recorded makes Point of Sale (POS) terminals a critical system, as well as an increasingly sought-after target of cybercrime. Attacking these devices anonymously online is relatively straightforward, and selling the data on the black market is profitable. We’ve recently detected infections at a significant number of bars and restaurants in the United States whose POS terminals were attacked by two variants of credit card theft malware.