Reply to post: Likely quite easy to infect them...

Sneaky skimmer scam stings several Safeway supermarkets

KLane
FAIL

Likely quite easy to infect them...

At some of the grocery store checkouts I've used, the backs of the PC used for the POS terminal is quite often accessible/visible, and it would be very easy to plug a cheap USB flash in the back. If the autoplay is still enabled (assuming windows), quite likely it's game over!

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