Payments Giant Verifone Investigating Breach Affecting Gas Stations

Brian Krebs reports:

Credit and debit card payments giant Verifone [NYSE: PAY] is investigating a breach of its internal computer networks that appears to have impacted a number of companies running its point-of-sale solutions, according to sources. Verifone says the extent of the breach was limited to its corporate network and that its payment services network was not impacted.

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Verifone circled back post-publication with the following update to their statement: “According to the forensic information to-date, the cyber attempt was limited to controllers at approximately two dozen gas stations, and occurred over a short time frame. We believe that no other merchants were targeted and the integrity of our networks and merchants’ payment terminals remain secure and fully operational.”

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  1. Curmudgeon - March 8, 2017

    Nothing. A few gas stations. How long until it’s half the POS terminals in a given region/state/country..? Not good.

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