Are ATMs secure?

Security & Privacy

Have you ever wondered if that machine that gives you cash make also be swiping some? Do you know how to tell if an ATM skimmer has been adding to a banking machine? Are you using your primary bank account when you travel?

Then you need to watch this.

Our Mikko Hypponen and Sean Sullivan from the F-Secure Labs explain the risks you face when using an unfamiliar ATM.


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Part of the problem I find with ATMs is the sheer number of different designs of the things; it can make spotting any skimming kit difficult because you’re not familiar with the ATM in the first place.

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