New Malware Targets POS Systems and ATMs, Hits Major US Banks

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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(SecurityWeek) - A new malware targeting point-of-sale (POS) systems and ATMs has stolen payment card information from several US banks, researchers say. The author behind the malware appears to have links to a Russian cyber-crime gang.

Called “Dump Memory Grabber”, the malware scans the memory of point-of-sale systems and ATMs looking for credit card data, researchers from Russia-based security company Group-IB told SecurityWeek. The researchers believe the malware has already been used to steal data from credit and debit cards issued by major US banks, including Chase, Capital One, Citibank, and Union Bank of California.

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