Tags point-of-sale

Newly uncovered malware uses DNS requests to siphon credit card data

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

Normally, point-of-sale malware uses HTTP requests to exfiltrate data. Using DNS requests allows attackers to avoid detection.

Prosecutors throw the book at Russian behind credit card hacking plot

by Shaun Waterman • 10 months ago

U.S. prosecutors are asking a federal court in Seattle to sentence prolific Russian hacker Roman Seleznev to 30 years this week, saying he personally helped create a multibillion-dollar ecosystem for credit card fraud.

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