In Kiev, arrested hackers by infecting with a virus tried to Rob the ATM

В Киеве задержали хакеров, которые путем заражения вирусом хотели ограбить банкомат

Photo: GU the national police in Kiev


В Киеве задержали хакеров, которые путем заражения вирусом хотели ограбить банкомат

В Киеве задержали хакеров, которые путем заражения вирусом хотели ограбить банкомат

Photo: GU the national police in Kiev


В Киеве задержали хакеров, которые путем заражения вирусом хотели ограбить банкомат

В Киеве задержали хакеров, которые путем заражения вирусом хотели ограбить банкомат

Photo: GU the national police in Kiev


В Киеве задержали хакеров, которые путем заражения вирусом хотели ограбить банкомат

In Kiev, the cyberpolice arrested “ATM hackers” that has been infecting ATMs with a virus. About it reported in a press-service GU of the National police in Kiev.

“The militiamen in the night of 8 December arrested several members of a criminal gang. They specialized in robbing ATMs by secret entry in service banking devices, and intrusion of malicious software code of their operating system. This allowed unauthorized to money kept in the ATMs,” – said in the message.

Police detained cybersleep directly in the place they committed the crime near one of the capital’s ATMs porika str. During the inspection of the scene near the ATM was found and confiscated metal scissors, screwdriver and metal wire with a flash drive with malicious software on it.

Law enforcement officers conducted four searches in the places of residence of the defendants and in the car of one of them, in which it was revealed and withdrawn around 15 banking cards issued by Ukrainian banks, computer equipment, storage media, copies of passports in the name of different persons, cash and draft records of criminals. Also seized a pistol calibre 6.35 mm and 40 rounds of ammunition.

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The Department of postal and telecommunications noted that previous cases of ATMs with virus in Ukraine earlier were rare. Theft of funds from the infected ATM occurs after infection with a virus using a special bootable flash drive. This leads to the unauthorized issuance of money to the criminals. In addition, the virus allows you to collect all information about payment cards, visited the ATM, their numbers and PIN codes. To detect the infection much more difficult than theft of data with attached skimmer, because the infected ATM outside remains intact.

All of the detainees in Kiev, the attackers are citizens of Ukraine. Currently, two of the three people detained in order St. 208 criminal procedure code of Ukraine. They are charged with committing criminal offense under part 2 of article 361 (Unauthorized intervention in work elektronno-computers (computers), automated systems, computer networks or telecommunication networks) the Criminal code of Ukraine.

We will remind, in the Ternopil region. the attackers robbed the ATM machine, stealing 140 thousand UAH.

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