Are YOUR credit card details at risk? Russian gang hacks into 333,000 global cash registers to steal data

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

Micros payment firm was hacked by a gang of Russian cyber criminals
Its payment systems are used by thousands of hotels, bars and outlets
Researchers don’t yet know the scale of the problem or who is at risk
Experts believe malware spread from an infected a point of sale device

10 August 2016

Russian cyber criminals have hacked into computer systems used to process credit card payments, posing a major security risk to businesses and compromising customers’ card details.

An online gang hacked into a customer support portal for Micros, used by more than 330,000 outlets including restaurants, casinos, bars and cafes to take payments.

KrebsOnSecurity reported the hack following an investigation starting last month, but states the full scale of the hack is unknown.

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