New 'Dexter' malware strikes point-of-sale systems

The malware has apparently infiltrated hundreds of point-of-sale systems worldwide, with America and the U.K. atop the list of targeted countries.

Israel-based security firm Seculert has identified a strain of malware, dubbed Dexter, which it asserts has infected hundreds of point-of-sale (POS) systems across 40 countries in the past two to three months. English-speaking countries appear to be a prime target, with 30 percent of infections in the U.S., 19 percent in the U.K., and 9 percent in Canada.

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