ATM thieves in San Francisco have adopted an unusual and very low-tech way of getting their hands on some money.
Careful ATM users know enough to give a hasty visual check to the machine before using it and to hide the keyboard while entering their PIN.
Thieves and scammers are an inventive bunch, especially when it comes to stealing you money indirectly.
Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, articles and interviews: Release of diplomatic cables reveals Aurora attacks instigator Among the various interesting things that the leaked cables revealed is that, following the January discovery of the Aurora attacks on various U.S.
ATMs in Europe have lately been hit with skimming attacks that are not only effective, but also rather brazen - the criminals have taken to reprogramming the banks' own anti-skimming devices for their unlawful purposes.
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