Barnes & Noble P.O.S. Hacked

The likelihood of code exploit on a device as specialized as the PIN/signature pads is small relative to the networked general purpose point of sale systems they interface with.  Look for more info to emerge on this one:

For now, B&N retail customers should watch their statements.

About Joe Atzberger

Joe Atzberger (atz) is a library hacker in Palo Alto, CA. He worked with Galen at both LibLime and Equinox Software, Inc. as an open source developer on Koha and Evergreen. Joe currently works on Hydra and institutional digital repository infrastructure at Stanford.

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