October 2017 – POS Industry News Round-up

Get up to speed with the latest POS industry news from October 2017.  This time we have a diverse range of news topics from malware to company sales and market studies.  Enjoy!

PayThink Breach glut means crooks will up the ante to POS malware

PaymentsSource (subscription)

You can bring advanced threat detection and response specifically to the POS systems to reduce malware detection gap and incident response times).

Retail POS Hit By Fraud Again

PaymentsJournal (blog)

Because those venues use a different PoS system than Whole Foods’ store checkout systems, the company said its checkout systems were not …

Whole Foods, Sonic Suffer Major Payment Card Breaches – eSecurity Planet

Whole Foods Becomes One of the Latest Major Card Breach Victims – Payment Week

Whole Foods Breach – ISBuzz News

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Point-of-sale data breach bad for Whole Foods’ health

SC Magazine

The actual grocery store checkout systems were not impacted, however, as they run on a separate POS system than those affected. Likewise …

Whole Foods Investigating Payment Card Data Breach – eWeek

Some Whole Foods stores were hit by a cybersecurity breach – Techaeris

Whole Foods Suffers Data Breach – Progressive Grocer

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Cybersecurity Falls Short In September


It was a team of cybersecurity researchers from the firm ERPScan, and not malicious hackers, who discovered that point-of-sale (POS) systems made …

POS Malware Breach Sees Payment Cards Hit Underground Shops

Security Intelligence (blog)

One of the most recent examples of POS malware modus operandi is MajikPOS. Attackers begin by penetrating the target organization’s systems to …

The Surprise And No Delight Edition: Whole Foods, Sonic and BAMS


The good(ish) news is these parts of the store use a point-of-sale (POS) system that is separate from the company’s primary store checkout systems, …

Hyatt Hotels reports POS data breach

SC Magazine

The POS systems affected were located at the front desk of 41 properties worldwide, seven located in U.S. territory, the company said in a letter to …

Hyatt Breached Again; Hawaii, Guam & Puerto Rico Locations Affected – Credit Union Times

Hyatt Suffers Second Card Data Breach in Two Years – Infosecurity Magazine

Hyatt Hotels Suffers International Payment Card Data Breach – BankInfoSecurity.com

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Out with the old in with the new, Quantico says goodbye to the meal card

Quantico Sentry Online

The POS system will use the Electronic Data Interchange Personnel Identifier (EDIPI) information to process patrons’ meal selections, while …

Tax Talk- VAT Monitoring System (VMS)

Fiji Sun Online

Tax Talk- VAT Monitoring System (VMS) … of sale, while others who choose to have online POS system will need only one to authenticate themselves …

POS Industry News, Part 2

Carbanak hackers pivot plan of attack to target banks, the enterprise


Once complete, the group then paves their way through to Point of Sale (PoS) systems in order to steal credit card data, which can then be used in …

Five Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas During “Get Started NWA”


Bucket Technologies, a platform which integrates existing point of sale (POS) systems to facilitate coinless cash transactions at retail locations, left the …

Industry Insight: The Looming Importance of MU-MIMO


Add in stress of running point-of-sale (POS) systems, free Wi-Fi to guests, wireless connected devices such as printers and phones, and employees …

POS Industry News Market StudyMobile POS Systems Market Technological Advancements and New Innovations 2017 to 2023

TechnoPOW (blog)

Global Mobile POS Systems Market Research Report 2011 to 2023 presents an in-depth assessment of the Mobile POS Systems including enabling …

Food Truck Tech: What You Need to Know


For instance, there are hundreds of POS systems out there, optimized or specifically designed for food truck use. To get the word out or draw in hungry …

Scottsboro company receives fake EMV Certification invoice


If a business has not upgraded to the new POS systems to accept new EMV chip credit and debit cards, they will be held liable for any fraudulent …

TazPoS Is A Rugged Fingerprint Scanner For Developing Countries

Android Headlines

TazTag and Integrated Biometrics have teamed up for the release of a new identity management and point-of-sale (PoS) system for law enforcement …

Whole Foods Market replaces compromised POS systems following data breach

Chain Store Age

Efforts revealed that unauthorized software was present on the POS system at certain venues. The software copied payment card information, which …

POS Industry News, Part 3

Mobile POS Systems Market Trends, Cost Structure Analysis, Growth Opportunities And Forecast …


The “Mobile POS Systems Market” Report offers an inclusive and decision-making overview, including definitions, classifications and its applications.

POS Industry News Market StudyMobile POS Systems Market Report 2017: Upstream Raw Materials Sources, Downstream Buyers …


The Mobile POS Systems Market Research Report is a Proficient and In-Depth Study on the Existing State of Mobile POS Systems Industry.

Couple sells Future POS

Butler Eagle

Couple sells Future POS … John founded Future POS in 1998. … payment systems and POS systems, but the line between the two has faded over time …

POS industry news for September 2017 brought to you by QUORiON Data Systems, a POS system manufacturer. Content is collected from various sources around the Web.