Point of sale malware campaign targets hospitality and entertainment businesses


A newly-discovered cybercrime campaign is targeting restaurants, cinemas and other retailers in the entertainment and hospitality industries with point-of-sale (POS) malware in an ongoing effort to steal credit card information from customers.

Known as DMSniff, the malware is thought to have been active since 2016, having managed to fly under the radar until now, having been uncovered and detailed by researchers at cybersecurity intelligence company Flashpoint.

The key targets of DMSniff are small- and medium-sized companies that rely heavily on card transactions, such as the food, hospitality and entertainment industries.

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Source: ZDNet