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Dexter Malware Infects Point-of-Sale Systems Worldwide
« on: December 11, 2012, 11:59:16 am »
Dexter malware stole data for tens of thousands of payment cards in recent weeks, Seculert researchers say


IDG News Service - Researchers from Israel-based IT security firm Seculert have uncovered a custom-made piece of malware that infected hundreds of point-of-sale (PoS) systems from businesses in 40 countries in the past few months and stole the data of tens of thousands of payment cards.

The malware was dubbed Dexter after a text string found in some of its components and infected Windows-based PoS systems belonging to big-name retailers, hotels, restaurants and even private parking providers, Seculert researchers said Tuesday in a blog post.


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http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9234588/Dexter_malware_infects_point_of_sale_systems_worldwide_researchers_say



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