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Texting Malware, PoS System Targeting, Sniper Rifle Hack, and more | TWIC - July 31, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Jul 31, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Vulnerability, Hacker Tools, The Week in Cybercrime, Phone Fraud, Android, POS Attacks, Hacked, Patch, iOS

Rombertik Malware, Retail Data Breach Investigation, PoS Vendor Breach and more | TWIC - May 8, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on May 8, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Malware, Vulnerability, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Data Breach, POS Attacks, Patch

Increased Upatre Activity, CoinVault Ransomware, PoS Malware Proliferates and more | TWIC - April 17, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Apr 17, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Malware, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Vawtrak, POS Attacks, Banking Trojan, Ransomware

New POS Malware, Hotel Credit Card Breach, Windows Vulnerability and more | TWIC - March 6, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Mar 6, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Malware, Trojan, Vulnerability, The Week in Cybercrime, POS Attacks, Hacked

Internet Systems Consortium Hacked, Malware on Steam Chat, Lizard Squad Arrests and more | TWIC - January 2, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Jan 2, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: The Week in Cybercrime, Android, Data Breach, POS Attacks, Banking Trojan

New Zeus Variant, Android Malware, ATMs Hacked and more | TWIC - December 26, 2014

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Dec 26, '14

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, ZeuS, The Week in Cybercrime, Android, POS Attacks, Banking Trojan

New Zeus Variant, Alibaba Marketplace Vulnerability, Poodle Bug Returns, and more | TWIC - December 14, 2014

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Dec 14, '14

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Malware, ZeuS, The Week in Cybercrime, POS Attacks

Shellshock Bug, POS Breach, Hackers Target Medical and more | TWIC - September 26, 2014

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Sep 26, '14

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Malware, The Week in Cybercrime, Data Breach, POS Attacks, Shellshock

Retail Breach Impacts, Online Storefront Hack, DOD Contractors Targeted and more | TWIC - September 19, 2014

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Sep 19, '14

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Malware, The Week in Cybercrime, Data Breach, POS Attacks

Cybercriminals Find POS Terminals Easy Prey


Over the past few months an abundance of point-of-sale (POS) attacks on major retailers has left millions of consumers’ personal account information vulnerable. The Home Depot, Goodwill, Supervalu grocery chain, Dairy Queen, and the UPS Store were all recently in the spotlight for POS terminal attacks where memory-scraping malware was installed to nab customer information. What is the cause of the uptick in POS attacks and what can be done to mitigate future attacks?    

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Topics: Fraud, Account Takeover, POS Attacks

   

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