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Electronic kiosks and ticketing systems are among the targets of a new type of point-of-sale threat known as "d4re|dev1|".
A backdoor referred to as CryptoPHP is being packaged with pirated Joomla, WordPress and Drupal themes and plugins and used for illegal search engine optimization.
A California man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for remotely accessing POS machines that he sold to Subway restaurant franchises, and loading up at least $40,000 onto gift cards.
The potential issue began on Monday when an image of a skeleton appeared on employee computers along with a message stating, "Hacked By #GOP."
Symantec is referring to the malware as 'groundbreaking,' particularly due to the advanced techniques it uses to conceal itself.
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- Man gets 18 months in prison for accessing Subway POS devices, loading up gift cards