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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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Automated polls not hack-proof

Image by Valerie ReneĆ© via Flickr By Andreo Calonzo The system that will be used in the May 2010 automated elections is not hack-proof, but adequate safeguards are in place to protect the results from hackers, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) assured Wednesday. “I am not saying that the system cannot be hacked. No system […]

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