Jackpot: New hacking group steals 150,000 credit cards from casino

Flat, firewall-free network was a walk in the park, boffins say.
Darren Pauli
Cyber Defence Summit An un-named Casino with next-to-no security has lost 150,000 credit cards after being raided by a new hacking group.
Researchers Emmanuel Jean-Georges and Barry Vengerik of Mandiant and FireEye say the “Fin5” hacking group had last year skipped through the organisation’s “flat” IT architecture to raid its open payment systems.
They say the casino lacked even basic firewalls around its payment platforms and did not have logging.
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Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/


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