Russian ATM-popping gang used nation state cybercrook tactics

Cybercrooks are increasingly adopting tactics from more advanced hackers in order to steal millions of dollars from banks and other financial institutions.
John Leyden
The first of the two cybercrime groups, dubbed Metel, are mostly active in Russia. The group’s typical modus operandi involves gaining control over machines inside a bank that have access to money transactions – for example, the bank’s call centre or its support computers.
Once the group has achieved this aim it can automate the rollback of ATM transactions.
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