Tag: ATM


Nigeria Will Imprison Cyber Criminals for 7 Years

Nigeria is set to clamp down hard on cybercrime with a new law that will punish cyber criminals with seven years in prison. The bill was passed into law on October 24. Senator Adegbenga Kaka sponsored the bill, which seeks to curb identity fraud and bolster the country’s online security. The bill with its full […]


Tyupkin ATM Malware Lets Criminals Steal Millions

Malware may infect your mobile devices to steal passwords and make your PCs run slower, but they’ve come a long way; today they can also attack ATM machines and empty the cash. Kaspersky Lab researchers recently revealed that a malicious program called ‘Backdoor.MSIL.Tyupkin’ is stealing money from ATMs running a 32-bit versions of Windows platforms, […]

Hundreds of Android, Amazon Apps Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attack

Security researcher Will Dormann of the US Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) has reported this week that over 350 apps from the Google Play and Amazon App stores have been compromised due to a flaw that fails to validate certificates over a secure socket layer. The bug, which opens up many popular mobile applications such […]

MtGox Claims Fix for Withdrawal Issues Coming Soon

If you tried to pull your Bitcoins out of a MtGox-based wallet service this week, you may have received a somberly-worded email from your respective provider instead of the cash you were hoping for. Due to what MtGox called a “transaction malleability” issue, everyone currently trading on their market would have to wait until the […]