ATM ‘jackpotting’ makes ATMs spew cash

After spreading havoc in Asia, Europe and Mexico, the ATM vulnerability known as ATM jackpotting has finally reached the shores of the 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.

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