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Data Security Alert – Backoff, Point of Sale Crimeware

Beware of Backoff POS Crimeware. On July 31, 2014 the United States Department of Homeland Security, published an advisory about new crimeware targeting businesses that accept, process, or transmit credit card data.  This new crimeware, called Backoff, is a tool used by criminal hackers to take advantage of insecure remote access software, deficient networks, and weak user credentials, with the intent to gain access to key environments such as Point of Sale (POS) systems, where the criminal hackers can ...Continue Reading →

Important Data Security Alert – Backoff, Point of Sale Crimeware

187972611-smBeware of Backoff POS Crimeware. On July 31, 2014 the United States Department of Homeland Security, published an advisory about new crimeware targeting businesses that accept, process, or transmit credit card data.  This new crimeware, called Backoff, is a tool used by criminal hackers to take advantage of insecure remote access software, deficient networks, and weak user credentials, with the intent to gain access to ...Continue Reading →