Backoff POS Malware – How To Know If You're Infected

On August 22, 2014 the US-CERT organization updated its Alert TA14-212A, which warns that Point-of-Sale (POS) memory-scraping malware has been found in 3 separate forensic investigations and researchers have found variants in play as early as October, 2013 and still active today. A key attack vector is desktop remote login software. The Secret Service estimates over 1000+ businesses of all types that accept credit card transactions may be affected. Most may not know it yet.

Learn key “Indicators of Compromise” (IOCs) for Backoff, and what you can do about it.