VSkimmer trojan steals card data on point-of-sale systems

An posting from SC Magazine on VSkimmer Trojan:

Researchers have discovered a new trojan capable of stealing credit card data from point-of-sale (POS) systems, and it appears to be an updated version of Dexter, similar malware targeting card-swiping devices.

On Thursday, Chintan Shah, a security researcher for McAfee Labs, blogged about VSkimmer, which is capable of grabbing data – account numbers, expiration dates and service code numbers – stored on the magnetic strip of credit cards.

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