Visa Warns of Fraud Attack from Criminal Group

Visa is warning financial institutions that it has received reliable intelligence that an organized criminal group plans to attempt to move large amounts of fraudulent payments through a merchant account in Eastern Europe, possibly as soon as this weekend, according to an article posted on Krebs On Security.

Hacker Develops Multi-Platform Rootkit for ATMs

An article posted by Network World has me a tad bit worried. Evidently, security researcher Barnaby Jack plans to deliver a talk entitled “Jackpotting Automated Teller Machines,” at the Black Hat Las Vegas conference. Jack will demonstrate several ways of attacking ATM machines.