European police have arrested eight cyber criminals who raided automatic teller machines (ATMs) across the continent using Tyupkin malware.The malware enabled the gang of Romanian and Moldovan nationals to manipulate ATMs and empty cash cassettes. According to Europol, this is one of the first law enforcement operations against this form of cyber crime, known as ATM “jackpotting”. An investigation by security firm Kaspersky Lab in 2014 found that the Tyupkin ATM malware was found mainly in Eastern Europe, but was also in use in the US, India and China.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Computer Weekly