Everything you need to know about ATM attacks and fraud: part 2

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 15:00:00 +0000

In part two of this two-part series on ATM attacks and fraud, we outline the final two ATM attack types—logical and social engineering—and provide info on how they are conducted, the different malware families used in these attacks, and how to protect against them.

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A week in security (June 24 – 30)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 17:02:56 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from June 24–30, including top malicious web campaigns, updates on the GreenFlash Sundown exploit, a Malwarebytes initiative to double down on stalkerware detection and awareness, and more.

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A week in security (May 27 – June 2)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 17:09:55 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 27–June 2, including a look at 2019 ransomware outbreaks in the Unites States, ATM fraud, NIST’s privacy framework, more legal problems for Google and Facebook, and more.

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Everything you need to know about ATM attacks and fraud: Part 1

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

If you’re familiar with skimming, you may have also heard of shimming, card trapping, and cash trapping. These are attacks and scams targeted at ATMs. Part 1 of our series explores various ATM attack scenarios and explains what users should look out for when using an ATM.

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Hackers Breached Virginia Bank Twice in Eight Months, Stole $2.4M

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:38:12 +0000

Hackers used phishing emails to break into a Virginia bank in two separate cyber intrusions over an eight-month period, making off with more than $2.4 million total. Now the financial institution is suing its cybersecurity insurance provider for refusing to fully cover the losses.

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Stolen Passwords Fuel Cardless ATM Fraud


Some financial instutitions are now offering so-called “cardless ATM” transactions that allow customers to withdraw cash using nothing more than their mobile phones. But as the following story illustrates, this new technology also creates an avenue for thieves to quickly and quietly convert stolen customer bank account usernames and passwords into cold hard cash. Worse still, fraudulent cardless ATM withdrawals may prove more difficult for customers to dispute because they place the victim at the scene of the crime.

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