Beware sophisticated ATM 'jackpotting' attack, warns Secret Service

Criminals are using technology to target ATMs in a sophisticated ‘jackpotting’ attack, warns the Secret Service.

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Kaspersky Probes ATM Malware Mystery


Kaspersky Lab this week reported that criminals have been emptying ATMs and infecting them with malware dubbed “Tyupkin.” About 50 machines have been infected in eastern Europe, and the attacks have spread to the United States, India and China, based on statistics culled from VirusTotal, Kaspersky said. The attackers target ATMs running Windows 32-bit operating systems from a vendor Kaspersky Principal Security Researcher Vincente Diaz declined to name. They empty out the ATM’s cash cassettes, each of which holds 40 notes.

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