The Backoff Point-of-Sale RAM scraper malware has become even more difficult to detect and analyze, warns Fortinet researcher Hong Kei Chan.
Network security provider Fortinet (FTNT) has released its popular FortiSandbox breach-detecting solution as a virtual appliance. The virtual edition of FortiSandbox-VM also features a new API for integration with Fortinet’s other solutions to more rapidly expand the solution to a wider host of customers.
Researchers have discovered a new variant of point-of-sale malware Backoff, which has picked up a number of new tricks to make it harder for analysts to analyze and detect.
Researchers at Fortinet said they have encountered a new version of the notorious Backoff malware targeting point-of-sale systems.
Fortinet had big wins at the federal level, landing contracts with the U.S. Navy, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. Deals in the U.S. grew 30 percent year-over-year as a result of an increased investment in partnerships with large national resellers that focus on midsize enterprises, said Fortinet CFO Andrew Del Matto, speaking to financial analysts on Wednesday.