Publication: News24.com

First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 1 reports

You could lose cash at hacked ATMs

2014-05-05 13:09Duncan AlfredsCape Town - Most South Africans happily insert their bank cards into ATMs and withdraw cash, but this ordinary activity may carry an unseen risk.According to research from a security company, it may be possible to have malware ... [Published News24.com - May 05 2014]

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"As PINs are usually seen as a secret, users who enter their PIN into such a compromised device may have a hard time to explain to the bank how someone compromised their PIN and they always covered their hand, never gave it out."
"We've got capability, but it's fragmented," Rosewarne said. "We need a senior person to take the lead on this and to actually put in the necessary resources and look at the bigger picture and get things going in this country."
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"We're going to try to compromise that chain of trust by attacking something that's fundamental to the operation of the internet" he said

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