Prilex ATM Malware Modified to Clone Chip-and-Pin Payment Cards

It is just another day with just another ATM malware targeting unsuspecting users – This time, the malware comes with cloning capabilities. According to the findings of Kaspersky Lab researchers, an old point-of-sale malware program Prilex has now been transformed into a full-fledged tool suite that allows cyber-crooks steal PIN card and chip data for creating their own plastic cards to conduct frauds. Previously, Prilex was used to steal cash and payment card information from Brazilian ATMs and retailers. It is the first time a full suite of tools has been developed and extensively used for conducting fraud.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hackread