A new analysis of sinkholes Backoff point-of-sale malware paints a bleak picture of the state of point-of-sale security.
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A new breed of point-of-sale malware has been found in several recent attacks, and experts say that the tool, known as Backoff, has extensive data stealing and exfiltration capabilities, including keylogging, memory scraping and injection into running processes.
The botnet particularly targeted poorly implemented remote desktop protocol setups that were storing payment card information.