Two men, who reportedly posed as ATM repairmen at a Citizen's Bank branch in Connecticut, were charged with infecting a drive-through ATM with malware and stealing up to US$ 50,000 (£35,000) in a jackpotting scheme.
Trend Micro researchers spotted two ATM malware families one of which, Prilex, uses highly targeted attacks to hijack banking applications and another, Cutlet Maker, which is a flexible standalone application for emptying the ATM's safe.
Network segregation is no longer enough to keep bank ATM networks safe from cyber-crooks, and network attacks in bigger regions such as the United States and Canada, are expected to start happening in 2017 and beyond.
Hackers could steal money using flaw in ATM security software that enables thieves to increase their user privileges via ARP spoofing.
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The City of London Police have arrested a man in Romania charged with involvement in a campaign that installed malware on to ATMs around the UK
Banks are strictly Lastminute.com when it comes to updating embedded Windows XP operating systems in their ATMs, leaving 65,000 cash cows vulnerable to malware milking.
Proofpoint researchers have discovered a variant of GreenDispenser malware menacing ATM cash machines in Mexico.