NEW POS MALWARE PINKKITE TAKES FLIGHT

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A new family of point-of-sale malware, dubbed PinkKite, has been identified by researchers who say the malware is tiny in size, but can delivered a hefty blow to POS endpoints.

Researchers at Kroll Cyber Security first identified PinkKite in 2017 during a nine-month investigation into a large POS malware campaign that ended in December. The campaign is believed to be the first instance of PinkKite identified, according to researchers Courtney Dayter and Matt Bromiley, who presented their findings at Kaspersky Lab’s Security Analyst Summit on Friday.

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