Current open source social media collection revealed a recurring problem of malicious malware installations directed at cellphone and point of sale technology. The use of public Wi-Fi charging stations and infected point of sale devices have recently been identified as continued culprits in the collection of personal identifying information. Wapack Labs remains vigilant in collecting, researching and identifying types of compromise and installation of malicious malware intended for criminal use. We are providing this information for your situational awareness.
Publication date: 19 August 2016
Handling requirements: Traffic light protocol (TLP) GREEN
Attribution/Threat Actors: OSINT – Public Wi-Fi charging stations & point of sale malware
Actor Type: Tier II
Potential Targets: USA
Past Reporting: RSA: DOC-1798, DOC-2183, & DOC-4087
This report was published in its entirety to the Financial Services ISAC and Red Sky Alliance portal on August 16, 2016. For more information, contact Wapack Labs at 844-4-WAPACK.