Is UDPoS ‘mag-stripe DNS exfiltration’ malware dumb, or dumber?

The first new Point of Sale malware uncovered for two years, UDPoS, turns out to be not that smart actually…

Researchers at Forcepoint Labs have uncovered what is thought to be the first new Point of Sale malware for two years. Named UDPoS, courtesy of how it relies upon User Datagram Protocol (UDP) DNS traffic for the exfiltration of data. This is also thought to be a first for such malware. From there on though, UDPoS seems to go from dumb to dumber.

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