Beware sophisticated ATM 'jackpotting' attack, warns Secret Service

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

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/29/beware-sophisticated-atm-jackpotting-attack-warns-secret-service.html

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New DNA technology creates digital 'sketch' of terrorists' faces

Bad news for criminals who are trying to remain hidden, nameless and faceless. New technology can predict what a terrorist’s face looks like from less than a drop of blood or single strand of hair.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/06/new-dna-technology-creates-digital-sketch-terrorists-faces.html

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Criminals using Bluetooth to steal credit card info at gas stations, police warn

Police in Dallas are warning drivers about a new method criminals are using to steal credit card information at gas pumps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/criminals-using-bluetooth-to-steal-credit-card-info-at-gas-stations-police-warn.html

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Kansas hospital pays ransomware demand, doesn't get files back

Paying off criminals doesn’t always work, as Kansas Heart Hospital learned this week. They paid off ransomware, only to be asked for more money by the attackers. It’s just the latest in a long string of hospital ransomware attacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/25/kansas-hospital-pays-ransomware-demand-doesnt-get-files-back.html

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Cops foil drone plot to carry drugs and porn into Maryland prison, two arrested

More reliable than cats wrapped in contraband, jailed criminals are cottoning on to the fact that drones offer a much better way of getting hold of goodies from the outside world, even if the method still requires a bit of fine-tuning.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/25/cops-foil-drone-plot-to-carry-drugs-and-porn-into-maryland-prison-two-arrested/

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Banks 'scrambling' to combat Apple Pay identity fraud – report

Apple Pay has proven to be a venue of convenience for criminals focusing on identity fraud, a new report suggests, with many fraudsters taking advantage of lax customer verification controls put in place by Apple’s partner banks to make brick-and-mortar purchases using stolen credit cards via the growing mobile payment 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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81181.html?rss=1

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Internet security researchers use Heartbleed bug to target hackers

Anti-malware researchers have turned the tables on cyber criminals by using the Heartbleed bug to gain access to online forums where hackers congregate.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/04/30/internet-security-researchers-use-heartbleed-bug-to-target-hackers/

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