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Cybercriminals target point-of-sale terminals: Report

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U.S.-based Verizon Enterprise Solutions Inc. has said in a report that cybercriminals are targeting pay points for data theft and fraud, reported The East African.

The report said that point-of-sale terminals provide reliable data to criminals.

The pay points are used to mine information from customers' Automatic Teller Machine cards, making them an easy target for cyber criminals.

The report also said that more than 75% of cyber attacks are caused by insiders in the East African region.

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