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Submission + - Point-of-Sale System Bought On eBay Yields Treasure Trove Of Private Data (itworld.com)

jfruh writes: Point-of-sale systems aren't cheap, so it's not unusual for smaller merchants to buy used terminals second-hand. An HP security researcher bought one such unit on eBay to see what a used POS system will get you, and what he found was distrubing: default passwords, a security flaw, and names, addresses, and social security numbers of employees of the terminal's previous owner.
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Point-of-Sale System Bought On eBay Yields Treasure Trove Of Private Data

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