MP3 player used to hack ATM Machines

A FRAUDSTER outwitted sophisticated banking security systems by using an ordinary MP3 music player to bug cash machines and steal customers’ credit card secrets.

Maxwell Parsons, 41, was the central figure in a gang who went on to steal goods worth hundreds of thousands of pounds in high street stores across Britain.

The banking industry was so alarmed by the gang’s method, believed to be unique in this country, that they immediately moved to plug the technological loophole. Hole-in-wall thief used MP3 player - Law - Times Online

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