Googling for ATM Master Passwords

Using clues obtained from a YouTube video and a simple four-word Google search engine query, a criminal can find step by step instructions for how to hack into and take control of thousands of ATMs scattered around the United States.

Following up on a CNN report out of Virginia Beach, Va., here as a YouTube video, that a man reprogrammed an ATM at a gas station to dispense $20 bills instead of $5 bills, a New York-based security researcher did some old-fashioned online sleuthing and discovered that the operator manual for that specific model of ATM could be legally obtained in about 15 minutes. Googling for ATM Master Passwords

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 22nd September 2006 1:18AM