GlitchPOS Malware Appears to Steal Credit-Card Numbers

March 15, 2019

A new insidious malware bent on siphoning credit-card numbers from point-of-sale (PoS) systems has recently been spotted on a crimeware forum.

Researchers at Cisco Talos said in a Wednesday analysis that they discovered the malware, dubbed “GlitchPOS,” being peddled on the Dark Web for $250. The malware first appeared on Feb. 2, and researchers said they don’t know yet how many cybercriminals bought it or are using it.

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

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