ATM hackers switch to network-based attacks

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More and more attacks against ATMs are network-based, Trend Micro researchers have found.

Since the discovery of the first ATM malware back in 2009, criminals have concentrated on opening the ATM’s case and accessing the machine’s internals to boot the malware up from an external USB or CD. But lately, as banks have ramped up efforts to protect the machines from physical attacks, criminals have begun switching infection vectors.

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