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Over 4,000 ElasticSearch Servers Found Hosting PoS Malware Files

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 13, 2017 in Industry News

The Kromtech Security Center has identified over 4,000 instances of ElasticSearch servers that are hosting files specific to two strains of POS (Point of Sale) malware — AlinaPOS and JackPOS. Researchers discovered these exposed ElasticSearch servers last week during routine scans. Intrigued by their initial discovery,...