Diebold Nixdorf warns of a new class of ATM ‘black box’ attacks across Europe

ATM maker Diebold Nixdorf is warning banks of a new type of ATM “black box” attack that was recently spotted used across Europe.

ATM “black box” attacks are a type of jackpotting attack — when cybercriminals make an ATM spit out cash. A jackpotting attack can be executed with malware installed on an ATM, or by using a “black box.”

A black box attack is when an intruder unfastens an ATM outer case to access its ports or cuts a hole in the casing for direct access to its internal wiring or other hidden connectors.

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Source: ZDNet