Skimmers

IL: Brookfield bank investigating ATM fraud

Bob Uphues reports: First National Bank of Brookfield‘s president last week said an investigation continues into the use of a card skimmer on its drive-thru ATM to gain PIN numbers of a large number of debit cards used during the weekend of Oct. 5-6.  The probe is ongoing and bank officials were “dedicated to making...

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...