130 ATM machines in 49 cities worldwide pwned in 30 minutes

The computer system for a company called RBS WorldPay was hacked. One service of the company is the ability for employers to pay employees with the money going directly to a card, called payroll cards, a lot like a debit card that can be used in any ATM. The hacker was able to infiltrate the supposedly secure system and steal the information necessary to duplicate or clone people’s ATM cards.

Then shortly after midnight Eastern Time on November 8, the FBI believes that dozens of the so-called cashers were used in a coordinated attack of ATM machines around the world.
“Over 130 different ATM machines in 49 cities worldwide were accessed in a 30-minute period on November 8,” Agents Rice said. “So you can get an idea of the number of people involved in this and the scope of the operation.”

Flashmob of ATM crooks scores $9 million in 49 cities

Blitzkrieg is the keyword here. Amazing job. 🙄


2 Responses to “130 ATM machines in 49 cities worldwide pwned in 30 minutes”

  1. rommel says:

    Hehe, I couldn’t say it better my self…Blitzkrieg!

    “The day is coming
    Armageddons near
    Infernos coming
    Can we survive the blitzkrieg? “

    • Shinnok says:

      Survive, probably yes, for some, but it is going to be hard for them. Battle of the Bulge is closer than one may think. Let’s see if the good guys are winning this one and bad guys forced to retreat to the Siegfried Line. Anyhow lots of casualties will be on the both sides but i still think that there are more on the good side since the only defence possible and used at the moment is reactive. Bad guys kill 4 or 5 of the good guys. Then the good guys kill 1 or 2 of the bad guys. Then the bad guys get angry and kill 10 to 15 of the good guys. The good guys get angry even more and they kill too 5-10 of the bad guys. That’s almost it for now. That’s how the war looks like. The sound of war is getting stronger. :))

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