Over the past decade, point of sale (PoS) systems have been plagued by both attacks and targeted malware. During this time, we’ve seen a dramatic shift by this targeted malware in both the techniques used and the capabilities it has. This talk will discuss the shifts the security and research community has witnessed by PoS malware, from the early days when this type of malware was first encountered, all the way to present day. We’ll look at witnessed trends, how malware families are related, and demonstrate how these malware families work at a fundamental level using some simple live demos.
Finally, we’ll wrap up the discussion by providing insight into the newest family of PoS malware, and talk about what the future of PoS malware and attacks holds.
October 22, 2014 | Tech 3 (801b) | 13:25 – 14:25