Visa’s Payment Fraud Disruption (PFD) team was the first to link the exact same PwnPOS malware file hash across seven recent point-of-sale breaches reported since March 2018 in North America. It was also found that each of the PwnPOS malware files recovered from the 2018 breaches were the same across all compromises, rendering PwnPOS an easily identifiable malware family.

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