One of the biggest ATM jackpotting Russian hacker group arrested

published 20.05.2020 01:25

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According to the information security training specialists, hackers use this technique to empty ATMs using unauthorized transactions.

The information security training specialists mention that, for these attacks, hackers only require inserting malware into a cashier (remotely or directly into the machine).

The prosecutor added that this criminal association has worked throughout Europe, infecting ATMs, preferably at night.

According to Francois-Xavier Masson, head of French agency to combat information and communication technology crimes, France is facing a new wave of cyberattacks related to ATM machines.

A report published by the information security training specialists from the International Institute of Cyber Security (IICS) claims that ATMs remain one of the favorite targets of multiple malicious users, especially in places where large numbers of these machines are concentrated.