VISA warns of POS malware incidents at gas pumps across North America

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“Data from these outdated card readers is sent unencrypted…” Well… There’s your problem. That is a major no no.


companies need to be held completely liable to customers for their lazy, lax, or non-existent security. There is no excuse for it anymore. Hit them in the fucking pocketbook.


Piece of shit malware


From one of the linked VISA security alerts: “As a reminder, after the Visa October 2020 chip liability shift date, the responsibility for counterfeit fraud will shift to the fuel dispenser merchants who have not enabled chip acceptance. ” Can’t come soon enough.


It would be really great to know what stations were compromised. This way we can stop supporting said companies until they fix their systems.