Cisco: POS Systems Key Vulnerability in Security Breaches

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Cisco security officials say businesses need to strengthen security around POS machines to mitigate breaches like the one that hit Target.

The personal data on the magnetic stripe of payment cards continues to be a prime target for cyber-thieves, whose job is made significantly easier by the vulnerabilities in the point-of-sale machines being used by retailers such as Target, according to security officials at Cisco Systems.

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