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GlitchPOS PoS Malware appears in the cybercrime underground

A new piece of PoS malware appeared in the threat landscape, the malicious code dubbed GlitchPOS has been found on a crimeware forum.

The GlitchPOS malware is able to steal credit card numbers (Track1 and Track2) from the memory of the infected system, it uses a regular expression to perform this task.

The malicious code was discovered by experts from Cisco Talos, the pre-built malware goes for $250, while the builder goes for $600. Experts also found it on alternative websites at a higher price.

The PoS malware first appeared on February 2, the experts assess with high confidence it was developed by a vxerknown as Edbitss that a few years ago was distributing the DiamondFox L!NK botnet.

“Cisco Talos recently discovered a new PoS malware that the attackers are selling on a crimeware forum. Our researchers also discovered the associated payloads with the malware, its infrastructure and control panel. ” reads the post published by Talos team.

The GlitchPOS malware is well...(continued)

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