The ATMsecurity.com monthly digest for February is now available.
Extracts from the February monthly digest (click here for the full digest):
Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping
Card trapping in Europe continued to be reported in February. In many cases, the type of trap being used can be described as a metal spring trap...
Cash Trapping / Transaction Reversal Fraud / Denomination Fraud
There was a significant increase in reports of cash trapping during February, particularly in the UK and Ireland. In some instances consumers noticed the trap and managed to remove it...
ATM Skimming / Skimming / EFTPOS Compromise
In Ireland, authorities arrested a Moldovan suspect and seized a significant amount of equipment for ATM skimming and other related ATM and card fraud. An Armenian ...
Ram Raid Attacks / Theft of ATM / Smash-and-Grab
In Canada, a front-end loader broke down during an attempt to use it to remove a bank's ATM. During the attack, which caused extensive damage to the branch, the front-end loader burst a water-pipe...
Safe Cutting / Safe Breaking / Theft from ATM
Crowbars were insufficient to break into an ATM in the UK during February. A thermal cutting torch was used in the theft of cash from an ATM in Vietnam...
Austria experienced an explosive attack against an ATM in February. In one of many ATM bombings in South Africa during February, a group of heavily armed suspects...
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The above digest is provided by DFR Risk Management, who provide consultancy services advising ATM and self-service terminal deployers and manufacturers, as well as law-enforcement agencies, on how to manage ATM and self-service terminal fraud and security threats.
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