Friday July 15, 2016

Hackers Steal $2.2M From ATMs Without Using Cards

Thieves stealing money from ATMs isn't new but the way these guys did it sure is. Two guys hit 34 ATMs, stealing an estimated $2.2 million, without ever using a card. The article claims that the men used malware and didn't even have to operate the machines directly. eek!

Thieves suspected of installing a computer programme that got cash machines in Taiwan to churn out more than $2 million were being hunted by police on Tuesday, officials said. It suggested that a malware programme may have been installed on the ATMs, adding that the suspects stole the money without having to operate the machines directly.