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PoS Malware Hits Avanti Payment Kiosks

July 10, 2017

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Micro markets solutions provider Avanti Markets has informed customers that their personal, payment card and biometric data may have been stolen by cybercriminals who managed to infect some of its kiosks with malware.

According to the company, which serves 1.6 million customers across 46 U.S. states, the malware was designed to harvest information such as cardholder name, credit and debit card number, and expiration date.

Depending on how the kiosk was configured and the service used by the customer, the malware may have also stolen names, email addresses and even biometric information in the case of customers who utilized the fingerprint scanner to pay for their items.

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