The Subway $3mio Hack

23 12 2011

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some of the franchisees “directly and blatantly disregarded” Subway’s security and POS configuration standards. “It’s not like they had to install something and they didn’t,” Schuman told Ars. “They did it proactively,” he said, downloading low-cost remote desktop software from the Internet and refusing to use point-to-point encryption as Subway dictated.

Read the full article here:
How hackers gave Subway a $3 million lesson in point-of-sale security

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