ATM Skimmers


Irish Banking Fraud Ring Uncovered

A Moldovan man alleged to be the mastermind behind an international fraud ring that targeted both private and corporate bank accounts has been arrested in Limerick, Ireland, in a joint operation by Gardai and customs officials.

ATM Skimming Technology Advances with SMS

Operating and planting an ATM skimmer can be a risky venture, because the crooks have to return to the
scene of the crime to retrieve their skimmers along with the purloined
data. Some criminals are now using ATM skimmers that
eliminate much of that risk by relaying the information via text
message. Read the full article. [KrebsonSecurity]


Brian Krebs talks with Rick Doten, chief scientist at Lockheed Martin’s Center for Cyber Security Innovation. Doten has built an impressive slide deck on ATM fraud attacks. Read the full article. [KrebsonSecurity]

Security reporter Brian Krebs goes visual with ATM skimmers, asking readers to look at images and see if they would be able to tell the difference between a real ATM card reader and actual skimming devices. Read the full article. [KrebsonSecurity.com]

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