Protecting Point-of-Sale Devices in the Face of Attacks

Protecting Point-of-Sale Devices in the Face of Attacks In recent years, point-of-sale (PoS) systems have become a point of emphasis for attackers looking to steal credit and debit card information. From the Kmart breach to the recent attack on Dairy Queen, cybercriminals have sought to compromise PoS systems with malware. These breaches are not just…

Russia-linked Hackers Exploited Windows Zero-day to Spy on NATO, EU, Others

Russia-linked Hackers Exploited Windows Zero-day to Spy on NATO, EU, Others Attackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Windows to spy on NATO, the European Union, Poland, Ukraine, private energy organizations, and European telecommunications companies, according to cyber-intelligence firm iSight Partners. Microsoft is expected to patch the flaw today as part of October’s Patch Tuesday release.…

US States Probe JPMorgan Data Theft

US States Probe JPMorgan Data Theft NEW YORK – US states are investigating a cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase that stole customer information, it emerged Friday, a day after the big bank revealed the massive scope of the breach. The attorney general of Illinois, Lisa Madigan, and her counterpart in Connecticut, George Jepsen, were the first…