Stealing money from ATMs with malware

This talk from the 30th Chaos Communication Congress will discuss a case in which criminals compromised and robbed an ATM by infecting it with specially crafted malware. The …

The many security problems of ATMs

As much as they are useful, ATMs are also very vulnerable to tampering and attacks from individuals looking for money. eWeek reports that at the SecTor security conference …

Fraud and ATM attacks hit Germany hard

FICO released new data showing the high rate of card-not-present (CNP) fraud on Germany’s credit cards in 2012, showing that 70 percent of the 2012 fraud on …

Eight indicted in $45M cybercrime campaign

A four-count federal indictment was unsealed in Brooklyn charging eight defendants with participating in two worldwide cyberattacks that inflicted $45 million in losses on the …

European ATM Security Team on fraud losses

European ATM Security Team (EAST) has published its first European Fraud Update for 2013. This is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 21 countries in …

Self-selected PINs aren’t that hard to guess

Four-digit banking PINs are usually randomly assigned by banks after the issuing of credit and debit cards, but there are still some out there that let its customers choose …