ATM ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks Reveal Deeper Problems

You probably know about ATM jackpotting attack if you are cybersecurity aware person.  For the uninitiated, ATM jackpotting attack involves cybercriminals injecting malware into ATMs to make them spew cash. The jackpotting epidemic started off in Asia, Europe, and Mexico before reaching the shores of United States.

ATM jackpotting involves crooks who disguise themselves as technicians to avoid drawing attention. After that, they hooked up a laptop with a mirror image of the ATM’s operating system and malware. Any ATM that is vulnerable to the attack can be made to spew cash in thousands.

Read why Jason Bloomberg says that ATM jackpotting is more serious than it appears on Forbes.

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