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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
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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,...