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Thieves jackpot ATMs with 'Black Box' attack


Krebs on Security - (International) Researchers with NCR analyzed an attack on an ATM utilizing USB devices and physical access to disconnect an ATM from its computer and issue remote commands to the cash dispenser. The attack used a smartphone to issue commands from a remote attacker through a dynamic IP service, and a second USB device designed to trick the ATM into thinking it was still connected to its original computer.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:01