This week marks the 50th anniversary of the automated teller machine — better known to most people as the ATM or cash machine. Thanks to the myriad methods thieves have devised to fleece unsuspecting cash machine users over the years, there are now more ways than ever to get ripped off at the ATM. Think you’re good at spotting the various scams? A newly released ATM fraud inspection guide may help you test your knowledge.
Month: June 2017
Siemens patched a recently disclosed vulnerability pertaining to systems with specific Intel processors. If exploited, the flaw could let an attacker gain system privileges.
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news
A thorough review of the top 1 million websites reveals 93 percent fail Mozilla’s Observatory security review.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss this week’s ExPetr global ransomware outbreak, how it was distributed, the wiper aspect, and similarities to 2016’s Petya ransomware.
A new film about Wikileaks should please those who believe in its importance – but doesn’t please the activist group’s founder
Some things really, really shouldn’t be turned into IoT devices – including vending machines
The global outbreak of the Petya/ExPetr malware wasn’t a ransomware attack, it was wiper malware aimed to sabotage, according to experts.