Point-of-sale malware has now infected over 1,000 companies in US
The malware, dubbed "Backoff" after a term used in its code, began spreading as early as October 2013 and has typically escaped notice by antivirus defenses. The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), the Secret Service, and the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) initially published an analysis of the malware in late July, but the groups updated their advisory on Friday with the estimated business impacted.
Just a question here, Arent most of these POS systems XP?
How safe and secure do you feel now on that nice obsolete XP system thats been "Fixed" to get POS updates.