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Card Recon tool repurposed by attackers to sniff out payment card data

2014/05/30

SC Magazine - (International) Researchers at Arbor Networks and Trend Micro reported finding the legitimate Card Recon compliance software being used by attackers to seek out payment card data in point-of-sale (PoS) infrastructure. The legitimate software seen was cracked for use by attackers and included in attack toolkits along with PoS malware.

Source: http://www.scmagazine.com/card-recon-tool-repurposed-by-attackers-to-sniff-out-payment-card-data/article/349265/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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