FIN6 Group Stole Tens of Millions of Credit Card Records from PoS Systems

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Yesterday, security researchers from FireEye and iSight Partner revealed a report detailing the previously unknown mode of operation of a criminal group named FIN6.

FireEye says the group surfaced in 2015 and focused only on the theft of financial information, mainly credit card data from organizations in the retail and hospitality sectors.

Researchers explain the group only targeted PoS (Point of Sale) systems and used two well-known malware families that aided their criminal efforts.

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