Tag: ATM

FBI warns consumers about ATM skimmers

Bureau says equipment doesn't have to be sophisticated to be effective. Cyber hacks are not the only way criminals get access to your bank account. The relatively old school practice of installing "skimmer" devices on ATMs still works pretty well: the FBI estimates the crime costs consumers $1 billion a year. A skimmer is device ...

Verifone confirms corporate network was hacked

US stores hit. Global payments processor Verifone has confirmed its corporate network was hacked by unknown attackers targeting the company's merchants. Verifone spokesperson Andy Payment told iTnews the "cyber incident" took place around two months ago, and affected two dozen American service station convenience stores. The attack was revealed by infosec journalist Brian Krebs, whose ...

ATM Malware Retooled to Strike More Machines

Upgraded Ploutus-D Malware Designed to Drain ATMs From Any Manufacturer In early 2013, cybercriminals began deploying in Mexico what some security experts described as one of the most advanced pieces of malware that's ever been built to steal money from ATMs. Nicknamed Ploutus, it evolved to become the first ATM malware that could be controlled ...