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News -A report from security vendor Damballa shows that the Backoff malware variant has infected an increasing number of point-of-sale systems in recent months.
News -The Staples breach is suspected to have affected payment card information in an as-yet-undetermined number of the office supply chain's stores in the northeast U.S.
Answer -The Sality malware has reemerged with new capabilities: brute-forcing passwords on wireless access points. Enterprise threats expert Nick Lewis explains how to.