Attivo Networks Blogs

Point of Sale Tag

POS Under Attack

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: November 21, 2017 in Blogs, POS
0 Comments

By: Carolyn Crandall It is never a good time to have to report a Point of Sale (POS) breach, but having to do so as holiday spending season commences is especially miserable, as this is a sure way to lose consumers’ trust and confidence in...

The Hidden Threats Within Our Nation’s POS Systems

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 5, 2017 in Attivo News
0 Comments

There are escalating security vulnerabilities at work in the nation's point-of-sale (POS) systems. This situation can be quite series and one that deserves immediate attention and accompanying remediation. In the last ten years there have been over 1,350 breaches made public within retail and business organizations....

’Tis The Season … For POS System Attacks?

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 16, 2016 in Attivo News
0 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… especially if you’re a hacker. As consumers race to catch the shopping deals and retailers battle it out for their attention and dollars, hackers lurk in the shadows, ready for a chance to strike. This year, they...

Breach Alert: POS Vendor Lightspeed

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 7, 2016 in Industry News
0 Comments

Montreal-based Lightspeed POS, founded in 2005, sells a cloud-based point-of-sale system to retailers and restaurateurs that’s used to process both physical and online transactions, and which competes with the likes of Shopify and Square. According to the notification, the breach affects the company’s cloud-based POS...