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Cyber Security

Can Cyber Crime be Prevented?

July 21st, 2017 | By

Cyber crime is hitting the headlines frequently with various malware affecting our daily lives. But unfortunately, there’s very little we can do about it at the moment. Except be crippled by it and come to a standstill. The recent WannaCry ransomware wave of attacks pr...

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POS Security

Boost POS Protection with Biometrics

July 20th, 2017 | By

Hackers love the hospitality sector for two main reasons. The hospitality sector uses plenty of Point-of-Sale (POS) systems and these are easy targets, and the numerous hospitality outlets offer plenty of targets. POS systems are used in numerous business sectors; however, t...

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Backoff Malware

Importance of POS Protection for Better Business

July 6th, 2017 | By

Retail sectors have been entrenched as a destined target for cyber criminals to gain access to the stash of customer details. The fraudsters around the virtual space exploit the unseen vulnerabilities of the retail organization’s network. They try and make a way to acc...

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Chipotle Data Breach Exposes PoS Vulnerability

June 22nd, 2017 | By

If you had been to Chipotle Mexican Grill between 24 March 2017 and 18 April 2017 and paid with credit card, then you should immediately get a statement and check if there has been any fraudulent activity as regards your credit card. Chipotle recently announced that they hav...

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POS Malware Attack

PoS Malware Affects Hospitality Industry The Most

June 2nd, 2017 | By

PoS Malware is a malicious software written to steal customer payment data from PoS (Point of Sale) systems. This PoS malware resides in the PoS, waits for the customer payment data to be entered, and the moment it is entered transfers it to the attacker’s (cyber crimi...

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Zero Day Attack

Zero-Day DoubleAgent Turns Antivirus Into Malware

April 3rd, 2017 | By

A new Zero-Day attack that is capable of taking full control over antivirus software has been disclosed by Cybellum, an Israel-based security firm. Dubbed “DoubleAgent”, it is a zero-day attack that first hijacks the antivirus software and then uses the same soft...

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New MajikPOS Malware Infects Point of Sale (POS) System

March 31st, 2017 | By

A new kind of point-of-sale (POS) malware is presently active across North America and Canada. Dubbed by cyber security experts as MajikPOS Malware, it is a variant of FastPOS and ModPOS – POS data stealing malware. Since January 2017 it is believed to have stolen data...

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Key Strategies to Secure Business from Data Breaches

March 20th, 2017 | By

Restaurant and Retailers are consistently harassed by cyber threats. Some of the top-notch businesses to mention are Target, Wendy’s and such brands have been the main targets of such humongous security breaches leaving the customer’s critical data at risk. Busin...

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Verifone investigates on a Security Breach

March 15th, 2017 | By

A recent investigation on security breaches since mid-2016 was done by Verifone and was identified that the breach infected a huge number of business that used POS terminals for POS transactions However, the breach was limited to corporate network and there was no negative i...

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Terdot Zloader/Zbot Performs Subtle MITM Attack

March 8th, 2017 | By

ZeuS or Zbot Trojan has been rated as a very dangerous financial malware. Zbot steals critical system information, sensitive banking details, and online credentials. Since 2011, when the source code of the ZeuS malware was leaked, many versions of the ZeuS have been develope...

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