What is memory-scraping malware, and how can it be stopped?
Malware that attacks the RAM inside point-of-sale (POS) devices — the fancy name for digital cash registers used by everyone from retailers and restaurants to hoteliers and hospitals — leapt into the spotlight this week after it was tied to the recent breach of Target, and by extension, breaches involving Neiman Marcus and other as-yet-unnamed retailers.
via Target Breach: 8 Facts On Memory-Scraping Malware – InformationWeek.
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