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Secret Service warns of ‘jackpotting’ hackers targeting ATMs in the U.S.

Digital Trends --------- Hackers targeting ATMs are usually relatively subtle. Sometimes they install a “skimmer” that collects hundreds of customer PINs that can be used to drain accounts remotely, or fraudulent cards that bypass security measures and dispense hundreds of dollars, even when there’s no money in the account. But what if you could make an ATM simply spew out all the cash it had in a matter of seconds? These types of attacks are known as “jackpotting,” and government officials are quietly warning ATM manufacturers and financial institutions that jackpotting hackers have been spotted targeting cash machines here in the U.S. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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