Microsoft Zero Day Exposes 100 Companies to PoS Attack

This article is an excellent reminder of why it is very important for retailers to move forward with the implementation of EMV/Chip-Pin card readers and the necessary associated Point-of-Sale software.  Far too many retailers have hardware in place, but that the software to leverage this new technology.

It is also important to remember that value of timely patching of all systems, regardless of the card handling mechanisms in place.

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