Skimmers

Romanian National Sentenced for Multi-State ATM Card Skimming Scheme

A Romanian national was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, in connection with a multi-state ATM card skimming scheme.  The following information is provided by the Department of Justice: Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling for the District of Massachusetts, Special...

Hackers stole customer credit cards in Newegg data breach

Zack Whittaker reports: Newegg is clearing up its website after a month-long data breach. Hackers injected 15 lines of card skimming code on the online retailer’s payments page which remained for more than a month between August 14 and September 18, Yonathan Klijnsma, a threat researcher at RiskIQ, told TechCrunch. The code siphoned off credit...

PH: Broadcaster ABS-CBN customer data stolen, sent to Russian servers

Charlie Osborne reports: Customers of ABS-CBN may be facing the possibility of the theft of their financial data due to a payment skimmer which has been discovered in the major Filipino broadcaster’s online store. According to Dutch security researcher Willem “gwillem” de Groot, the payment skimmer has been active since August this year. ABS-CBN...

TX: HomeTown Bank Data Breach

Notice of Data Breach On January 19, 2018, HomeTown Bank, N.A. (“HomeTown”) discovered that a skimming/shimming device had been placed on an ATM at the bank’s branch located at 4424 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551. Upon learning of the incident, HomeTown promptly launched an investigation and notified law enforcement. HomeTown believes that this incident...

‘Cyber heist’: 600 bank accounts hacked for Rs 10million

It’s hard to tell, but it sounds like skimmers were involved in this one? Dunya News reports: Cyber hackers have stolen at least Rs 10million in a development that was reported Monday from some 600 bank accounts of multiple banks. One of the victims of the hack, Habib Bank has informed State Bank of...