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Know How to Protect Restaurants from POS Security Breaches

July 24th, 2018 | By

There was a major breach at Tim Hortons location that affected almost 1000 stores as the virus damaged the cash registers. The POS system (POS) of over 160 Applebee’s restaurants were infected with malware to gain access to the customers’ names, bank card details, verificati...

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Detecting a Security Breach one step at a time

January 13th, 2018 | By

In the recent times we have seen how from Yahoo to Equifax the breaches even at the National Security Agency. The only thing that seems to be consistent is that the sophistication of these attacks are growing. Interestingly, the data exfiltration still remains a mystery as t...

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How to Secure your POS Systems in 2018?

December 22nd, 2017 | By

The holidays are around and it’s the season for shopping. So as the folks get on their plan to go around the world to spend the vacation and shopping, vendors need to keep their act together. To protect themselves and their customers’ details safe from cyber criminals....

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4 Questions You Should Ask Your POS Vendor

November 15th, 2017 | By

POS systems have become an integral part of many enterprises, especially for those who are into retail, hospitality, food service or similar business. These POS systems have not only replaced cash registers successfully but have simplified the entire accounting process and e...

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How to be ahead of the alarming cyber threats!!

September 28th, 2017 | By

WannaCry, Petya, Heartbleed: Monitoring the developing rundown of worldwide cyberattacks resembles playing the computer games “Space Invaders”or “Galaga,” in which you endeavor to shoot down the virtual thieves before they squash you. Cyberattacks, ne...

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New Sophisticated Banking Trojan For Rent

September 22nd, 2017 | By

Cyber security experts have discovered a new banking Trojan that targets Android operating systems. The Trojan malware, dubbed Red Alert 2.0, has the capability to block incoming calls from banks, access and steal the contact list, control messages (access, send and block SM...

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Increasing Sophistication of Card Skimming: Stay Protected

August 8th, 2017 | By

We use cards – credit and debit cards – for many types of online payments, to withdraw money from ATM machines, etc…, We use cards for both – card present transactions and card not present transactions. We present cards at shops, stores, restaurants, fuel pumps, hospit...

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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 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 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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