E&T news story: ATMs in Europe remotely mass-hacked to spit out cash

A cyber security news story from E&T online

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Nov 22, 2016
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Cash machines in at least 14 countries, including the UK and the Netherlands, have been remotely hacked by an organised gang to spit out cash for rapid collection by the attackers.

The recent cyber attack is described in a report by Russian cyber security firm IB Group, released yesterday, which said it marks a significant shift in the attackers’ ability to steal money from ATMs, as it requires no immediate physical manipulation of the ATM and allows targeting of a large number of machines at once.

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Simon Hamlet

Managing Editor, The E&T Cyber Security Hub

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Amanda Widdowson 9 months ago

Great article. The link to the report didn't seem to work?

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Simon Hamlet 9 months ago

Thanks for letting us know - it's been fixed now.