Massive injection of fake ATMs in deprived the Russian banks millions

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The largest manufacturer of ATMs NCR has warned banks about the massive stuffing counterfeit bills five thousandth of a Scam. The amount of the loss is estimated at several millions of rubles for each Bank. This became known the family-owned Demyan Kudryavtsev, the newspaper “Vedomosti”.

The issue affects only machines which are not equipped with modern devices to check banknotes. On the advice of the NCR, many banks refused to receive the five thousandth bills in the Moscow region because of the inability to quickly reconfigure the software.

According to one of sources, to track down the scammers would be problematic, as false banknotes are mixed in the magazine with these. Employees of banks have to check the footage from the surveillance cameras to see which card was credited counterfeit banknotes.

The representative of the NCR for a query about the stuffing of fakes have not responded. In the Moscow credit Bank, said that only five percent of their ATMs was installed outdated software. Alpha Bank reported a 0.5 percent vulnerable models.

On 10 August the specialists of Positive Technologies have found a vulnerability in the ATMs of NCR Corporation, allows you to take out cash from the safe. According to their findings, the issue is with a device for issuing money.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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