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How Hackers Can Hack Your Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards

How Hackers Can Hack Your Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards

October 21, 2015Khyati Jain
October 1, 2015, was the end of the deadline for U.S. citizens to switch to Chip-enabled Credit Cards for making the transactions throu...
BrutPOS Botnet Compromises insecure RDP Servers at Point-of-Sale Systems

BrutPOS Botnet Compromises insecure RDP Servers at Point-of-Sale Systems

July 10, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Cyber criminals are infecting thousands of computers around the world with malware and are utilizing those compromised machines to break...
POS Machine Vendor Warns of Possible Payment Card Breach at Restaurants

POS Machine Vendor Warns of Possible Payment Card Breach at Restaurants

July 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Due to the better track inventory and accuracy of records, Point-of-sale (POS) systems are being used in most of the industries includin...
Registry Hack: Get Windows XP Security Updates until 2019

Registry Hack: Get Windows XP Security Updates until 2019

May 26, 2014Wang Wei
Microsoft ended its support for Windows XP officially more than a month ago on April 8, 2014 . This made a large number of users to swit...
New Point-of-Sale Malware Compromises 1,500 Devices Worldwide

New Point-of-Sale Malware Compromises 1,500 Devices Worldwide

May 24, 2014Mohit Kumar
In past few months, the malware developers are more focusing on proliferating and upgrading malicious malwares to target Point-of-Sale (...
Pre-Play Vulnerability Allows Chip-and-PIN Payment Card Cloning

Pre-Play Vulnerability Allows Chip-and-PIN Payment Card Cloning

May 20, 2014Mohit Kumar
In March this year, we reported that the major card distributor companies, VISA and Mastercard are migrating to EMV chip cards , also kn...
Book Review: Hacking Point of Sale, In-Depth Study on Payment Applications

Book Review: Hacking Point of Sale, In-Depth Study on Payment Applications

May 20, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Point-of-sale (POS) is the hottest topic in payment structures and its one of the most popular technology topics as well. A Point-of-sa...
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