Tag: Malware POS

Thousands of Amazon AWS Instances Host C&C Servers for POS Malware

Malware has turned into a booming industry for cybercriminals over the past few years. In fact, there are so many types of malware in circulation that no hardware or software is safe from harm right now. Point-of-sale (POS) terminals are of particular interest to criminals, although a lot of these efforts are not overly successful. New research by the Kromtech Security Center shows how ElasticSearch servers are some of the main culprits when …
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