PaymentsJournal: The Bull’s Eye for Cybercriminals: PoS Systems

March 20, 2018 — PoS Systems as a Bull’s Eye for Cybercriminals

Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, wrote a report issued yesterday by PaymentsJournal disclosing that companies, including the recent attack on Applebee’s, have suffered the same indignities through their PoS systems, and the trend will continue.

Neutralizing the credit card information after a breach is another way to combat fraudulent transactions. Restaurants, retailers, and other companies offering services in the card-not-present (CNP) channel need to identify customers by means that don’t rely on the – potentially stolen – static data. By analyzing the user’s online behavior through hundreds of other identifiers that hackers can’t imitate or steal, the stolen data is not useful anymore.

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