Posts Tagged ‘Automated teller machine’

13 Things an Identity Thief Won’t Tell You

Image by CarbonNYC via Flickr Stopping Identity Theft: 10 Easy Steps to Security by Reader’s Digest Magazine, on Thu Aug 12, 2010 Interviews by Michelle Crouch Former identity thieves confess the tactics they use to scam you. 1. Watch your back. In line at the grocery store, I’ll hold my phone like I’m looking at […]

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Hacker finds a way into ATM computers

Image via Wikipedia Understanding and Managing Cybercrime by Jordan Robertson A hacker has discovered a way to force ATMs to disgorge their cash by hijacking the computers inside them. The attacks demonstrated Wednesday at a security conference were done at stand-alone ATMs. But they could potentially be used against the ATMs operated by mainstream banks, […]

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U.S. businesses face skimming fraud increase

City woman victim of skimming; Credit card number used for purchases at store in Florida.(City): An article from: Winnipeg Free Press By Angela Moscaritolo – SCMagazineUS.com U.S. banks are grappling with a recent increase in skimming attacks, which are being carried out by Eastern European gangs aiming to steal consumer bank account numbers and PINs, […]

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ATM bandits hack security

Image via Wikipedia Overseas gangs have cracked the code of ATM anti-skimming devices in Australia just two months after their roll-out. ATM Security Breach News Video Overseas gang has cracked the code of ATM using skimming devices in Australia, where bank customers are defenseless against organized crime unless they check ATM themselves against any sign […]

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