January 2019 POS Industry News

September 2018 – POS Industry News

At last we’re back with POS industry news from around the web. This month we cover September 2018.  We have a bit of everything from the usual POS malware attacks to market studies and Blog entries.

FIN6 returns to attack retailer point of sale systems in US, Europe


PoS terminals are big business, considering the valuable financial data they collect. A number of serious vulnerabilities were recently found in popular …

IBM Identifies Ongoing FIN6 Attacks Against PoS Targets – eWeek

X-Force IRIS Identifies FIN6 Activity on POS Networks – Security Intelligence (blog)

Full Coverage

Reducing Dwell Time of POS Attacks Can be Deceptively Simple

Retail Info Systems News (press release) (blog)

Attacks on Point-of-Sale (POS) systems continue to occur at staggering rates and retailers remain exposed as vulnerabilities in point-of-sale systems …

POS Industry News, Part 2

6 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Retail Point-Of-Sale System

Small Business Trends

Now, when was the last time you upgraded your point-of-sale system (POS)? If you have to think about it — and especially if you can’t remember — it’s …

Outlook of Global Mobile POS Systems Market: Research Report during 2018-2023

Trade Reporter

The Research Report on Mobile POS Systems Market gives Quick Overview on Mobile POS Systems Market including, Product description, Key …

Global Mobile POS Systems Sales Market 2018 By Manufactures – Ingenico, iZettle, Intuit … – Weekly Journalism

Point-of-sale (PoS) Systems Market Demand by Size, Status, Key Players and Forecast to 2025 – openPR (press release)

Global Point-of-sale (PoS) Systems Market Share Analysis, Sales Volume, Price and Forecast to … – Newszak (blog)

Full Coverage

Chicken Express Selects Paytronix Platform

QSR magazine

The previous Chicken Express Gift Card system required franchisees to add a separate terminal alongside the main POS system. “It was so difficult to …

Grocery POS Systems Market 2018 to register high demand rate Worldwide: Highest manufactures …

Port Herald News Now

Global Grocery POS Systems market report looks at complete account of the Grocery POS Systems industry by geography, global breakdown, leading …

What Is POS?

TechCo (blog)

What is a POS system? It’s the “Point of Sale” in the retail or ecommerce industry, and the term refers to the software and hardware used to track and …

FIN6 Cyber-Hacking Group Attacking PoS Systems, IBM Reveals


Today’s topics include IBM identifying ongoing FIN6 attacks against point-of-sale targets, and Google claiming its MasterCard deal does not violate …

PayThink Point of sale attacks are a ‘point of no return’


An onslaught of cyberattacks are targeting point-of-sale (POS) systems from restaurants and retailers so cybercriminals can easily steal credit card …

POS Industry News, Part 3

Best Restaurant POS systems

TechCo (blog)

The right POS system can streamline every operation of your restaurant, bar, or cafe, from orders and payments to your entire ingredient inventory.

Tablet POS Systems Market Share, Size, Growth, Industry Demand, Trends and 2018-2025 … – openPR (press release)

POS Systems Market: Industry Analysis, Geographical Segmentation, Drivers, Challenges, Trends … – mymarketgazette.com

Global POS Systems sales market 2018: focuses on companies, opportunities, market size, growth … – Daily Industry Reports

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Not your father’s POS: What 2019 will bring to payments and mobility

Retail Dive

But lately, POS systems, and how customers interact with payment systems and mobile devices in the store, have been changing. From “payments …

Clunky POS terminals evolve into sleek multi-platform systems

Nation’s Restaurant News

Clunky POS terminals evolve into sleek multi-platform systems. Operators see more flexibility with front-of-house tech. Nancy Luna | Sep 21, 2018.

Tablet POS Systems Market Breakdown Data by Regions, Type, Manufacturers and Applications …

openPR (press release)

“The Report Global Tablet POS Systems Market Insights, Forecast to 2025 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and …

POS industry news for September 2018 brought to you by QUORiON Data Systems, a POS system manufacturer. Content is collected from various sources around the Web.

January 2019 POS Industry News

September 2016 – POS Industry News Round up

Protecting against the threat of PoS malware

Information Age

The recent resurgence in point-of-sale (PoS) malware attacks has, once again, demonstrated the vulnerability of these systems. Over the course of just …

Hackers claim they breached Aussie point-of-sale tech firm, try to sell ‘customer DB’

The Register

Holden says the alleged breach should serve as a warning for PoS vendors to harden their systems noting that hackers will breach businesses using …

Data stolen from POS software provider whose clients include Woolworths-owned pubs

ABC Online

H&L Australia, whose clients include Woolworths-owned Australian Leisure and Hospitality (ALH) Group, provide point-of-sale (POS) systems for more …

Liquor Control Technology Proves A Popular Point of Sale Solution

Point of Sale News ™ (press release)

All Bottle Guardian Consoles deliver reports through a serial printer, off the Front Panel Display, or to a PC, as stand-alone systems. The Brand ID …

PCI Security Update Targets PIN System Vendors

Dark Reading

Many of the attacks have involved adversaries placing malware on POS systems and on PIN entry devices, or using skimmers to capture credit and …

What’s Hot in POS Hardware: 2016 Innovations & 2017 Insights

Hospitality Technology

From Microsoft and Android operating systems, to tablets, compact terminals, … In this annual round-up of POS hardware and peripherals, HT asked …

Year of the Chip Card: The Holdout’s Guide to EMV Card Readers


By now, there are plenty of choices for traditional countertop credit card machines and POS systems that accept EMV chip cards, though you may …

Manager tricked into downloading POS malware by phoney IT staffer

IT World Canada

… an IT employee to the store’s manager, who was asked to download a program on a computer connected to the restaurant’s point of sale systems.

Top Story: Data Breaches Spreading Beyond Point Of Sale


Cybercriminals target point-of-sale systems because they could lead to accessing hundreds of retails stores. Lightspeed is responding to this breach …

January 2019 POS Industry News

July 2016 – POS Industry News Round up

North Texas security executive weighs in on Cicis, point of sale and the ‘chip and PIN’ card revolution

Dallas Business Journal (blog)

Implementation of a chip and PIN credit card system could have prevented the widespread data breach Coppell-based Cicis acknowledged this week, …

TrapX Evolves Deception-Based Network Security Beyond IT

Dark Reading

… security beyond Information Technology (IT) assets, adding emulations for point-of-sale (POS) systems, medical devices and the Mac OS. The new …