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Author Topic: [2018-09-11] Coinatory: Bitcoin ATMs can be attacked with the help of the ...  (Read 26 times)
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September 11, 2018, 12:25:00 PM

According to security researchers, malicious software designed for bitcoin ATMs is already being sold in the “black” markets. For $ 25,000, malware that exploits a vulnerability in the service allows users to raise the price of bitcoin in euros, US dollars, or British pounds.

Researcher Fernando Merke explained: “Unlike conventional ATMs, there is no single set of verification or security standards for ATMs. For example, instead of requiring a credit or debit card for transactions, the ATM bitcoin uses mobile numbers and identity cards to authenticate the user. ”

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September 13, 2018, 04:34:37 PM

The article is a bit of nonsense and coinidol just copy/pasted without doing any fact checking whatsoever. Read a full analysis of the 'hack' / scam here: Journalism is not what it used to be.
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