Once again, ATMs have been "hacked" by individuals taking advantage of default, factory-set passcodes.
Kaspersky Lab performed a forensic investigation into cybercriminal attacks targeting multiple ATMs around the world.
The massive breach that Target suffered late last year was the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back and made the company decide to move to chip-and-PIN card technology.
A group of researchers from Cambridge University have discovered two critical flaws in the "Chip and PIN" (EMV) smart card payment system that can be misused to "clone" cards so effectively that normal bank procedures won't spot the fake.
Microsoft has been aggressively campaigning to get users to stop using Windows XP, and has gone so far as to offer $100 off the purchase of a new PC via the Microsoft Store in order to sweeten the switch to a newer OS (preferably Windows 8).