REVEALED: Hackers target ATMs across Europe: Fourteen countries including Britain are affected as cyber security threat grows
Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year,
The cyber criminals are using malicious software that forces machines to spit out cash, according to Russian cyber security firm Group IB.
The newly disclosed heists across Europe follow the hacking of ATMs in Taiwan and Thailand that were widely reported over the summer.
Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year, using malicious software that forces […]
Prof. Charles Ayo, the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota in Ogun, has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to use fingerprint scanner to check Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) frauds.
Ayo gave the advice at the seventh inaugural lecture organised by the institution to mark its 14th Founder’s Day on Saturday in Ota.
The lecture is entitled: “Deconstructing the National Development Agenda; The Role of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs)’’.
The former vice-chancellor said that the policy do not require any special […]
Police detectives in Delta State yesterday arraigned an ATM fraudster, Uchechukwu Uzokwe, who was arrested within the premises a new generation bank before an Asaba Chief Magistrate Court for stealing an ATM card belonging to a lady and thereafter withdrew N12, 000 from her account.
The accused person pleaded not guilty after the charges were read before him.
Count One (Charge No. CMA/591c/2016) read: “That you, Uchechukwu Uzokwe, aged 20, on Thursday, October 20, 2016, by Lobs Hotel, Umuagu Quarters, Asaba Magistrate […]
The Nigerian Army on Sunday called on commercial banks to deploy Automated Teller Machines (ATM) to the military barracks in Maiduguri for the use of front line soldiers involved in the ongoing counter-insurgency operation in Borno.
Brig.Gen. Victor Ezugwu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, made the call while speaking at a Civil-Military Forum organised by the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri.
Ezugwu was reacting to criticisms by residents that soldiers often refused to join queues at the ATM points in the […]
A woman has got the shocker of her life after she went to an atm to withdraw money only to be issued some paper inside the notes.
A 40-year-old South African woman says she was shocked when she tried to draw money at an ATM in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal. Interspersed with the notes were pieces of neatly cut rectangular paper with FIT and SBV Services printed on them.
SBV Services is a cash transit service that moves money around the country.
Robbers attack, raped newly-wed, cart away with ATM cards, attack owners following day for providing wrong PINS
According to PUNCH, it was learnt that Adio residents were attacked three times last week, Ekimogun Street had two visits and Kehinde Lane was invaded once. Meanwhile, Some residents of Adio, Ekimogun streets and Kehinde Lane in the Bariga area of Lagos State have started fleeing their homes after robbers kept attacking them repeatedly
During the raid of Ekimogun, a newly-wed woman who just moved into the house with her husband was raped while her husband was forced to watch.
The security […]
Pictured above is the Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II using an ATM machine in
A Chinese Lady was electrocuted by an ATM while she was trying to get money last weekend.
The unsuspecting 23-year-old, known as Xiao Liu, was in for a real shock, literally, when she tried to get money out of an ATM.
Liu had been entering her PIN code into a cash machine in Xi’an, North West China, when a sudden surge of electricity left her needing hospital treatment.
The electric shock sent 200 volts around the Lady’s body when humans are said to […]
It was reported that Maiduguri residents on Saturday appealed to the management of banks operating in the city to restock their Automated Teller Machines to allow more residents to access their money when in need.
The residents’ appeal followed a 24-hour curfew imposed on the state capital by the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army after Wednesday’s foiled Boko Haram attack.
They said most of the banks’ ATMs in the town were not dispensing cash to customers, a situation which they said […]
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