All Wawa Convenience Stores Infected with Credit Card-Stealing Malware

All Wawa Convenience Stores Infected with Credit Card-Stealing Malware

Malware was discovered in Wawa’s payment processing servers, and it’s believed that all convenience store locations were affected. The stolen information includes names and credit card numbers, among other data. Wawa CEO ...
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Retailers Must Improve Cybersecurity This Holiday Season

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Retailers aren’t the only ones who benefit from the holiday shopping season. Cyberattacks cost retailers more than $30 billion annually, and losses often mount during the highly profitable holiday season ...
Catch Says POS Malware Incident Might Have Exposed Customers’ Data

Catch Says POS Malware Incident Might Have Exposed Customers’ Data

Catch Hospitality Group revealed that a point-of-sale (POS) malware incident might have exposed some of its customers’ data. The restaurant and catering company launched an investigation and retained the services of a ...
Payment Card Security Incidents Disclosed by Three U.S. Restaurant Chains

Payment Card Security Incidents Disclosed by Three U.S. Restaurant Chains

Three restaurant chains based in the United States have revealed they suffered security incidents that affected customers’ payment card information. On October 2, three subsidiaries of Focus Brands–Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli ...
POS Security: What, Why and How

POS Security: What, Why and How

With their highly valuable payment card and personal sensitive information, Point-of-Sale (POS) systems present a ripe target for cybercrime groups. A successful breach can have enormous consequences for the attacked organization, from ...
A Changing Threat Landscape: Inside Verizon’s 2019 DBIR

A Changing Threat Landscape: Inside Verizon’s 2019 DBIR

Verizon Enterprise has once again released its annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). The publication doesn’t disappoint in providing crucial insight into today’s digital threats. On the one hand, Verizon’s 2019 report ...

USPS Informed Delivery Vulnerabilities, Holiday Credit Card Fraud, Huge SMS Database Leak – WB43

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for November 19th 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: USPS Informed delivery vulnerabilities, protecting yourself from credit card fraud and a ...
Street gangs turn to high-tech cybercrime to make a living

Street gangs turn to high-tech cybercrime to make a living

Street gangs are growing more sophisticated and moving into cyberspace. Following an extensive three-year investigation, the State of California Department of Justice arrested and indicted 32 suspects on 240 counts, including identity ...
U.S. Appeals Court Says Barnes & Noble Data Breach Victims Can Seek Damages

U.S. Appeals Court Says Barnes & Noble Data Breach Victims Can Seek Damages

A U.S. federal appeals court has ruled that victims of a payment card data breach at Barnes & Noble can seek damages against the national bookseller. According to Reuters, the decision came ...
Unique Data Exfiltration Method Makes PinkKite POS Malware Stand Out

Unique Data Exfiltration Method Makes PinkKite POS Malware Stand Out

A new family of point-of-sale malware called “PinkKite” uses a unique method to exfiltrate consumers’ stolen payment card information. Kroll Inc. researchers Matt Bromiley and Courtney Dayter presented on the threat during ...