Author of FastPOS malware revealed, pleads guilty



A 30-year-old Moldovan man pleaded guilty on Friday for creating FastPOS, a strain of malware designed to infect computers processing payment card data from Point-of-Sale (POS) systems.

Valerian Chiochiu, known in the hacking world as “Onassis” (after the Greek shipping magnate who married Jacqueline Kennedy), was part of the Infraud criminal organization.

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