Cash machines hacked to spew out card details

“Skulduggery,” says Andrew Henwood, “is a very good word to describe what this extremely advanced, cleverly written malware gets up to. We’ve never seen anything like it.” What he has discovered is a devious piece of criminal coding that has been quietly at work in a clutch of cash machines at banks in Russia and Ukraine. It allows a gang member to walk up to an ATM, insert a “trigger” card, and use the machine’s receipt printer to produce a list of all the debit card numbers used that day, including their start and expiry dates – and their PINs…

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