Dexter- Point-of-Sale Malware

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by cruelsister, Dec 11, 2012.

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  1. cruelsister

    cruelsister Registered Member

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    I've felt for a while now that it really is rather pointless for the home user to go overboard with various security methods to protect on-line credit card purchases. The reason for this is that often the home users' security setup is more robust than that of the transaction destination, and the breach will always occur at the weakest link.

    And aside from individual corporate breaches, we now have Dexter:

    http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/12/dexter-malware-steals-credit-card-data-from-point-of-sale-terminals/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+arstechnica%2Findex+%28Ars+Technica+-+All+content%29

    Have fun Christmas shopping!
     
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