“Backoff”-POS Malware

Version 1

    Reviewed: October 2014

     

    Version effected: LDMS 9.5 and 9.6

     

    Problem:

    A vulnerability has been found in point-of-sale devices called "Backoff-POS" Malware.

     

    More information can be found here:

    Backoff Point-of-Sale Malware | US-CERT

     

    Solution:

     

    The virus is defined by kaspersky as Backdoor.Win32.Backoff and this was made available on the 1st of August.

    Make sure that your viruses definitions for the AV clients are at least update to this date as a minimum to make sure your clients are protected against this vulnerability.