Your POS equipment may be ready for holiday traffic, but is it ready to handle holiday hackers?
Many experts are saying that malware cyberattacks targeting retail and restaurant POS systems will only intensify during the season of giving, so it’s crucial that you prepare your POS equipment to handle these attacks.
So how can you secure your POS equipment for the holidays?
- Update Passwords
Plenty of malware attacks are successful because stores never bothered to change their passwords from “password” or “admin.” Programs that target POS terminals can just fire automatically generated passwords at a remote desktop until they’re granted acc