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View all postings from the Forensics category in “Security to the Core,” the Arbor Networks Security Engineering and Response Team Blog.

Into the Light of Day: Uncovering Ongoing and Historical Point of Sale Malware and Attack Campaigns

Point of Sale systems that process debit and credit cards are still being attacked with an increasing variety of malware. Over the last several years PoS attack campaigns have evolved from opportunistic attacks involving crude theft of card data with no centralized Command & Control, through memory scraping PoS botnets with centralized C&C and most […]

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Happy Holidays: Point of Sale Malware Campaigns Targeting Credit and Debit Cards

Inside Recent Point-of-Sale Malware Campaign Activities Curt Wilson, Dave Loftus, Matt Bing An active Point of Sale (PoS) compromise campaign designed to steal credit and debit card data using the Dexter and Project Hook malware has been detected. Indicators of compromise will be provided for mitigation and detection purposes. Prior to the publication of this […]

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DDoS attacks targeting traditional telecom systems

DDoS affects many types of systems. Some have used the term TDoS to refer to DDoS or DoS attacks on telecommunications systems (Telecommunications Denial of Service).  This is just another application for a DDoS attack, and was mentioned in 2010 by law enforcement and since discussed on a variety of blogs. Typical motives can be […]

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