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Developer Analysis of Hacker’s Attack on Target Stores – Page 1

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This is a series of articles to represent developer’s point of view and learning from recent TARGET retail store security attack due to which various reports say that around 40 million customer credit and debit cards data must have got compromised. This hackers’ attck is currently talk of the town and is under analysis of various different security agencies including US secret service. In this article, we shall look at various different possibilities/attack vectors/security vulnerabilities that could have led to third attack. One of the many possibilities could have been installation of malware at the POS system where customers use to swipe their card for the purchases that they make. This could have …

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