Secret Service issues 'ATM jackpotting' alert

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The U.S. Secret Service this week issued an alert, warning banks about an ATM exploit known called "jackpotting."

According to online security blogger and journalist Brian Krebs, the Secret Service has been warning banks that attacks are taking place in the USA. Krebs, citing the Secret Service alert, reports that thieves use an endoscope attached to a phone to find an internal part of the ATM that'll connect with their laptop.

After that, the cash machine appears as Out of Service and will be in control of the thieves, according to the Secret Service alert reported by Krebs. They can order the ATM to dispense currency to a collector, or "money mule", at a rate of 40 bills per 23 seconds.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Depiction of endoscope and ATM thieve
2. Depiction of thieve gaining control of ATM
3. Depiction of ATM as 'Out of Service'
4. Depiction of ATM dispensing cash to 'money mule'

VOICEOVER (in English):

"Online security blogger and journalist Brian Krebs, citing a Secret Service alert to banks, reports that thieves use an endoscope attached to a phone to begin the exploit."

"They use this to find an internal part of the ATM that'll connect with their laptop."

"After that, the cash machine appears as Out of Service to and will be in control of the thieves."

"They can order the ATM to dispense currency to a collector, or 'money mule', at a rate of 40 bills per 23 seconds."


SOURCES: Reuters, Krebs on Security, New York Daily News
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-atms-usa/atm-makers-warn-of-jackpotting-hacks-on-u-s-machines-idUSKBN1FG0WU
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/first-jackpotting-attacks-hit-u-s-atms/
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/u-s-secret-service-warns-jackpotting-attacks-atms-article-1.3782934