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ATMJackpot, a new strain of ATM Malware discovered by experts

A new strain of ATM jackpotting malware dubbed ATMJackpot has been discovered by experts at Netskope Threat Research Labs.

The malware is still under development and appears to have originated in Hong Kong, ithas a smaller system footprint compared with similar threats.

“Netskope Threat Research Labs has discovered a new ATM malware, “ATMJackpot.” The malware seems to have originated from Hong Kong and has a time stamp on the binary as 28th March 2018.” reads the analysis published by the experts at Netskope.

“It is likely that this malware is still under development. Compared with previously-discovered malware, this malware has a smaller system footprint,”

The malware has a smaller system footprint, it has a simple graphical user interface that displays a limited number of information, including the hostname, the service provider information such as cash dispenser, PIN pad, and card reader information.

At the time, it is not clear that attack vector for the ATMJackpot...(continued)

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