10 Ways a Cashpoint Can Be Hacked. Be Careful When You Withdraw Your Money as Some of Them Might Be Really Hard to Notice

    10 Ways a Cashpoint Can Be Hacked. Be Careful When You Withdraw Your Money as Some of Them Might Be Really Hard to Notice
    Greg

    6:42 PM EDT, July 11, 2020

    Your common sense prompts you to stay alert while taking out cash from an ATM. It’s not only about watching out for strangers nearby. You also need to pay attention to credibility of the machine that is going to dispense your money. Frauds are everywhere and, no wonder, they tamper with cashpoints, too.

    Although a cash machine might look fairly normal, it might have been hacked by frauds altering its functions to stream your money into their pockets. Everything thanks to invisible system hacks or other traps most of us would never notice.

    We have got a few examples of risks you might face whenever you take out your cash. You would never believe what the thieves could be up to.

    #1 A fake cash point interface

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    #2 A fake card reader

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    atlas5280

    #3 A hidden camera

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    #4 A grey box above the display

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    peltier

    #5 A fake keyboard

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    Matt South
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    #7 Money trap

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    Safe ATM

    #8 Text message data transmission

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    krebsonsecurity

    #9 A fake card reader and a camera attached to the panel

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    larskris

    #10 Audio jack

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