Tag Archives: Oracle

Visa Issues Security Alert Warning of Oracle MICROS POS Compromise

We reported last week that Oracle’s MICROS point-of-sale devices had been compromised. On the heels of the compromise, Visa sent out a security alert last Friday to merchants warning companies that use Oracle’s MICROS point-of-sale devices to check the machines for malicious software or unusual activity, and to change passwords on the devices. The Visa … Continue Reading

Oracle’s MICROS Point of Sale Division Hacked

KrebsonSecurity has reported that the Russian organized cybercrime group dubbed the Carbanak Gang, which in the past has been suspected of stealing more than $1 billion from banks, retailers and hotels and restaurants worldwide, may have breached “hundreds of computer systems” at Oracle Corp’s MICROS division. It is further reported that Oracle’s MICROS division is … Continue Reading

Google and Oracle agree not to research potential jurors’ social media accounts

Litigating companies Google and Oracle have mutually agreed, at the strong recommendation of the presiding judge, to refrain from researching the social media accounts of a potential jury pool before and during a high stakes copyright infringement trial. Google and Oracle have both agreed not to research the social media accounts of the potential or … Continue Reading

FTC enters into settlement with Oracle over Java SE

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it has settled an investigation with Oracle over the software Java SE, which reportedly has been installed on over 850 million computers. According to the FTC’s press release: “Oracle has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers about the security provided by updates … Continue Reading