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Catch NYC, Catch Steak hit with payment card skimming malware

The Catch Hospitality Group is notifying customers of its New York City restaurants of a POS malware incident that may have compromised their payment cards. Catch NYC (including Catch Roof) and Catch Steak had payment card skimming malware injected into the POS systems in use at the restaurant bars that searched for track data which…
Malware, Security News

New GlitchPOS credit card stealer malware found for sale

An experienced malware developer is hawking a new POS malware strain called GlitchPOS on crimeware forums, and even created and posted a marketing video promoting its ease of use to potential buyers. The malware’s primary purpose is to allow a wannabe cybercriminal to set up an enterprise to steal payment card numbers from the infected…
Cybercrime, Malware, Ransomware, Security News

Adversary harboring DopplePaymer ransomware targets industrial sector

A cyber adversary in possession of both ransomware and point-of-sale malware was recently found to have obtained “a deep level of access” to the infrastructures of at least two targets, including a U.S.-based aluminum and stainless steel gratings company, researchers have reported. Judging by the choice of targets, the actor has a particular interest in…
The group allegedly embedded Bluetooth-enabled skimming devices on gas pumps.
Retail, Security News

Visa warns against new POS attacks, Fin8 fingered as the culprit

Visa has identified three separate attacks that began last summer targeting gas station and hospitality merchant’s point of sale systems with the cybergang Fin8 being considered the likely perpetrator. The credit card company’s Payment Fraud Disruption department found that two unnamed “fuel dispenser merchants” and a North American company in the hospitality field were infiltrated,…
Data Breach, Security News

Rutter’s convenience stores suffer POS data breach

The Pennsylvania and West Virginia convenience store chain Rutter’s was subjected to a POS skimming attack for at least seven months affecting card readers inside some stores and at gas pumps. Rutter’s was informed of the problem by a third party and on January 14, 2020 a company investigation confirmed a data breach did take…
Data Breach, Privacy & Compliance News and Analysis, Security News

Wawa customer payment card data for sale

Cybercriminals have attempted to sell customer payment card data likely pilfered from a Wawa POS breach discovered in December. The Pennsylvania-based convenience store and gas station operator said in a release that it had asked its payment card processor, payment card brands and card issuers to tick up their fraud monitoring in light of the…
Officials preparing for cyber attacks, scams as Olympics nears
Malware, Security News

Magecart Group 12 named as actor behind Olympic ticket POS attack

The ticket reselling sites olympictickets2020.com and eurotickets2020.com reportedly have been compromised with Magecart POS skimming malware. Magecart was first spotted on the two sites , which deal in tickets for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics EUFA Euro 2020, and were detailed In late January by researchers Jacob Pimental and Max Kersten and RiskIQ took the…
Data Breach, Security News

Wawa POS system compromised for 10 months, cybersecurity pros weigh in

Wawa convenience stores is reporting a massive data breach that impacted payment card transactions potentially at all of its 800 locations. Malicious actors managed to place malware on Wawa’s in-store and fuel pump POS systems starting on March 4, 2019 with all of its stores most likely being compromised by April 22. The company discovered…
Cybercrime, Malware, Security News

Three Magecart operatives arrested in Indonesia

Several members of a group allegedly behind hundreds of Magecart-style attacks were arrested last month in Indonesia as the result of an international law enforcement operation. Interpol’s ASEAN Cyber Capability Desk and the Indonesian National Police just announced late last week the December 20, 2019 arrest of three members of a group allegedly behind a…
Retail, Security News

Black Friday, Cyber Monday scams are on the loose, businesses need to prepare

Consumers stumbling to the couch in a turkey-induced coma with their laptop or phone in hand ready to hit the cyber-holiday sales are not alone in being targeted by cybercriminals. Retailers and businesses also may be affected by the dramatic increase in malicious threats that target shoppers looking for buys on Black Friday and Cyber…
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