POS Vendor Breaches

Hold Security identifies a group of hackers behind reported breach of Oracle’s MICROS POS along with nearly a dozen of other smaller POS vendors. Hackers targeted these POS vendors with the goal to gain access to their platform and to their customer installation. The mass abuse of POS devices goes to a new level of…

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On a daily basis hackers use known security weaknesses to do bulk exploitation of thousands of websites. Usually, we see anywhere between one and three thousand sites breached every day. Once exploited, they install a backdoor (web shell) allowing them to take control of the site. Brian Krebs, in his article covers the challenges with…

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