In Russia there attacking ATMs virus

В России появился атакующий банкоматы вирус

In Russia there attacking ATMs virus. About it writes the edition “Kommersant”.

A new virus penetrates into the ATM without any physical contact.

According to the publication, the purpose of the virus is not customer funds, and cash, which you configure on the results of all the large bills to anyone who received a certain code.

Earlier, the Deputy head of the main Directorate of security and information protection (GABSI) of the Central Bank Artem Sychev said about the new contactless way to steal money from ATMs, but did not tell details.

The publication, citing sources who received the newsletter FinCert with a description of the virus, writes that we are talking about the so-called disembodied or Bespalova the virus that “lives” in RAM ATM.

According FinCert, in Russia, in the ATM he noticed for the first time. Because the virus does not have a file body, we don’t see the anti-virus and it can live in infected ATM indefinitely, says one of the interlocutors edition.

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“Virus aimed at stealing funds directly from Bank machine with the introduction of a given code gives all the cash from the first cassette dispenser, which holds most large bills (denominations of 1 thousand or 5 thousand RUB) — 40 pieces. To obtain funds anyone who will put in the code, but to the ordinary person it is difficult to pick up, too long to attempt may trigger the suspicion of the security services of the Bank”, – said the source publication.

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Sources in banks said that he was shocked by the device’s largest manufacturer of ATMs — NCR. But to refuse this mark, bankers are not going to, because it struck so can be any ATM.

“The identified vulnerability uncharacteristic for a particular manufacturer, since all the ATMs are running on Windows,” – says one of the interlocutors.

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Not yet found a simple way of dealing with new virus, and banks can only raise the overall level of security of their networks.

Earlier it was reported that Russia began to look for ways of interception of the popular instant messengers: WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Skype.

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