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How RAM Scrapers Work: The Sneaky Tools Behind the Latest Credit Card Hacks


By www - Posted on 30 September 2014

 The Sneaky Tools Behind the Latest Credit Card HacksIn the world of hacking, every malicious tool has its heyday---that period when it rules the underground forums and media headlines and is the challenger keeping computer security pros on their toes. Viruses and worms have each had their day in the spotlight. Remote-access Trojans, which allow a hacker to open and maintain a secret backdoor on infected systems, have had their reign as well. These days, though, point-of-sale RAM scrapers are what's making the news. The post How RAM Scrapers Work: The Sneaky Tools Behind the Latest Credit Card Hacks appeared first on WIRED.