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Why Backoff Malware Is Such a Big Threat to Retailers

2 hours ago | by Sean M. Kerner
 

Retailers around the U.S. are on high alert, checking to see if they've been infected with Backoff, a malware family that specifically takes aim at point-of-sale (POS) systems running on Windows to steal customer credit card information. The U.S. government first warned about the dangers of Backoff in a public advisory in July, and initially 600 businesses were thought to be infected with the... Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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