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Jackpotting makes its way to Western Europe's ATMs

Though malware attacks constitute a minority of ATM crimes in Europe, the stealth, speed, criminal finesse — and cash — involved make them particularly worrisome to deployers.

Can the ATM industry stop Tyupkin in its tracks?

ATM Marketplace checked in with security experts around the industry to learn how operators can protect themselves from the latest 'jackpotting' scheme, Tyupkin malware.

Call centers a popular target for fraudsters

One expert says that if contact phone channels were monitored, this could predict criminal behavior two weeks prior to actual attacks.

Targeted cyberattacks: Lessons learned from a former FBI guy

"You don’t have a malware problem; you have an enemy problem," says Crowdstrike president and former FBI executive assistant director Shawn Henry. He explains further in a video interview.

Not all hackers wear black hats

The news is full of stories about hackers stealing data from retailers, businesses and the government. But they shouldn't all be tarred with the same brush.

6 ATM anti-fraud steps for small FIs

As big banks lock down their systems, small FIs could increasingly fall victim to ATM fraud. Here are effective actions you can take to make sure yours doesn't.

ATM Skimming - Modern-Day Bank Robbery [infographic]

What ATM end users need to know about card skimming and their role in preventing it.

The Fraudulent Four: The world's worst payment frauds and security failures

The payments industry never stops looking for new techniques and safeguards to stop thieves and fraudsters. Even so, we constantly hear about their exploits worldwide.

The Diebold ActivEdge ATM card reader: A turn for the better?

Simply by rotating card orientation 90 degrees, Diebold aims to turn the ATM skimming underworld on its head.

Card blocking, consumer alerts are keys to fraud prevention

Financial organizations are on high alert regarding payments fraud in the wake of recent high profile customer data breaches. Although overall payments fraud has decreased, attacks targeting debit and credit cards continue to rise. The majority of financial service companies...

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Bebe Stores Inc. confirms payment card data breach

An undisclosed number of records was stolen from customers who used their bankcards at the retail chain's POS terminals between Nov. 8 and Nov. 26.

Highly targeted malware attacks a growing trend, Kaspersky says

A smaller-than-usual year-over-year increase in malicious files doesn't mean criminals are slacking off — it means they're becoming more selective with their attacks.

2015 to be a high-stakes year for ATM attacks, Kaspersky predicts

'The next stage will see attackers compromising the networks of banks and using that level of access to manipulate [ATMs] in real time,' a security expert predicts.

Bank of South Pacific gets proactive against fraud

The bank is using an ACI risk management tool that identifies potentially fraudulent transactions and blocks them, if necessary.

Payment security concerns will influence holiday shoppers, study shows

More than one-quarter of US consumers will not buy at a store that has experienced a cyberattack if they can find the same product elsewhere, a KPMG study reveals.

EAST guidelines offer advice on recovery of ATM fraud devices

A new publication addresses the proper seizure and examination of fraud devices for purposes of criminal prosecution and the development of countermeasures.

EAST publishes European ATM crime stats in third 2014 update

ATM fraud losses continue to migrate from EMV-enabled areas in Europe to non-EMV countries — and the bulk of them continue to occur in the US.

Fraud-fighting measures working in UK, FICO says

Losses from card-not-present fraud increased, but so did the number of card transactions, leaving the overall rate unchanged, the company said.

Home Depot releases new data breach details

In addition to payment card data, cyberthieves stole separate files containing approximately 53 million email addresses, the company has now disclosed.

FFIEC report poses key questions about cybersecurity

Testing plans across business functions and with third parties will help FIs identify and manage gaps before cyber attacks occur, the council says.

It's November — peak season for card fraud

Criminals Christmas-shop, too. Data analysts at Feedzai say last November was big for fraud, but this November will be bigger yet.

Card data theft the No. 1 worry among Americans, Gallup poll says

Gallup found that 69 percent of Americans worry about having card information stolen in a retail data breach — and suggested that this fear could increase reliance on cash.

US banks hit with EMV fraud (yes, EMV fraud)

Fraudsters are devoting their energies to exploiting holes in the smart chip transaction process. And it seems that they have found a few.

Staples investigating possible data breach

Has POS malware become an 'easy button' for payment card data theft and counterfeiting?

New info emerges in JPMorgan Chase data breach

To crack the accountholder database, hackers cross-referenced a list of programs running on the FI's computers with a record of their known vulnerabilities.

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