security
ATM Hackers Have Figured Out How to Withdraw Unlimited Amounts of Cash

Federal regulators just alerted banks across the USA of a very dangerous new skill ATM hackers have picked up. They can trick ATMs into spitting out unlimited amounts of cash, regardless of the customer's balance. Not only that, but also schedule the illicit withdrawals for holidays and weekends, when the ATMs are extra flush. Read More >>

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Hackers Can Force ATMs to Spit Out Money With a Text Message

It's getting remarkably easy to hack ATMs these days, and security researchers say that Microsoft's aging Windows XP is making the problem worse. This week, security analysts at Symantec blogged about a new technique popping up in Mexico that uses text messages to give hackers access. It's as wild as it sounds. Read More >>

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Bitcoin ATMs are Now a Real Thing

Robocoin has announced that the first Bitcoin ATMs to be found on US soil will be installed later this month. Read More >>

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Cash Machine Notspots in the UK's Poorest Areas Add to the Misery of Poverty

300,000 of the UK's poorest people don't have access to a free ATM, meaning the banks and cash machine operators are heaping small amounts of extra misery on those who have no choice but to pay should they want to withdraw their cash locally. Read More >>

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Crooks Have Been Hacking ATMs With Infected USB Sticks

Criminals will go to all lengths to cheat an ATM out of its cash. But now, a team of researchers has discovered that skimmers may be a thing of the past: crooks have been targeting cash machines directly using infected USB sticks instead. Read More >>

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Floating Touchscreen Displays Keep Cash Machine Screens Invisible To Others

If this next-generation display technology developed by Asukanet ever gets past the concept stage, the days of huddling over a hole-in-the wall to block your balances from prying eyes could be over. With a viewing angle of just plus or minus 20 degrees, the Aerial Imaging Plate has a very specific sweet spot that ensures your private info stays private. Read More >>

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The 10 Dumbest ATM PINs Are Even Dumber Than You'd Think

In an age of mandatory password complexity and burgeoning biosensory protection, the idea of a four-number PIN for the cash machine seems almost quaint. That doesn't excuse the fact that the most popular PIN is still, yes, 1234. Come on, people. Read More >>

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This ATM Gives You Money for Free, Expecting You to Help People

This video will restore your faith in humanity but, before you watch it, you need some background information. Read More >>

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Caviar Vending Machines Are Perfect for the Tycoon on the Go

Ever found yourself in the mood for some caviar but didn't have quite enough time to stop off for some on the way to your private jet for a trip to your own personal island? Me neither, but apparently someone has, because they invented the caviar vending machine. Read More >>

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Man Goes on £1m Gambling Spree, After ATM Glitch Allows Him Unlimited Withdrawals

Ronald Page, a retired GM worker living in the Detroit area, took advantage of one hell of a computer glitch, after happening upon a cash machine that allowed him to make unlimited cash withdrawals. Read More >>

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Biometric ATM Reads Palms, Not Debit Cards

Want some cash in Gifu Prefecture, Japan? Come September, you'll be able to just press some flesh with one of Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank's biometric ATMs to access your accounts. Read More >>

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These Are Objectively the Worst Cash Points in the World

These cash points would be perfect if the world was filled with giant oafs and little imps but uh, it's not. That's why they're so completely horrible—normal people can't reach one cash point because it's too high while they have to go down to their knees to use the other. Read More >>

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