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Submission + - Crooks Hack Music Players for ATM Skimmers (

tsu doh nimh writes: Criminals increasingly are cannibalizing parts from handheld audio players and cheap spy cams to make extremely stealthy and effective ATM skimmers, devices designed to be attached to cash machines and siphon card +PIN data, a new report warns. From the story: "The European ATM Security Team (EAST) found that a new type of analogue skimming device — using audio technology — has been reported by five countries, two of them “major ATM deployers” (defined as having more than 40,000 ATMs)."
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Crooks Hack Music Players for ATM Skimmers

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