Investigators are now evaluating “BlackPOS” malware kit that was likely used as a starting “base” for recent massive credit card attacks.  It is believed that cyber-thieves ramped up this basic exploit kit (sold for $2000) into a large scale, well-planned, and highly sophisticated attack on Target and other retailers. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/russian-teen-made-target-neiman-marcus-malware-report-article-1.1583785 http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/01/a-first-look-at-the-target-intrusion-malware/ http://thehackernews.com/2014/01/BlackPOS-Malware-russian-hacker-Target.html http://thehackernews.com/2014/01/Russian-hacker-BlackPOS-Malware-Author.html QUOTE: The Holiday […]