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ATMs running on Windows XP in Russia hacked by pressing ‘Shift’ key 5 times

Security vulnerability found in ATM machines running Windows XP in Russia. All ATMs that are still running on Microsoft’s 16-year-old Windows XP operating system are at the risk of getting hacked easily, as the OS is no longer supported by the Redmond giant except for emergency security patches (for instance, patch blocking the WannaCry ransomware released this year). An employee of Russian...

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AngelFire framework implants backdoor

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) a team of hackers allegedly used a Windows hacking tool against targets to gain persistent remote access. WikiLeaks today revealed details about a new implant developed by the CIA, targeting computers running Windows, as part of its Vault 7 leaks. Targeting Windows computers, AngelFire framework implants a persistent backdoor by modifying their...