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Re: 13,000 Bank of America ATM's taken out by virus.
- From: Vinny Abello
- Date: Sat Jan 25 22:30:36 2003
At 03:23 PM 1/25/2003 -0800, Patrick wrote:
I know of a bank whose consultants are blithering idiots. The lack of
security baffles my mind. My home network is 10 times more secure than what
I've been told about. :( I'd hate to think that this is fairly common among
banks but I'm starting to wonder... The only positive thing that has come
out of their lack of security is that I know one place not to put any of my
On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Christopher J. Wolff wrote:
> Does this mean that BofA ATM's are SQL based or that BofA is running ATM
> traffic through some kind of internet VPN? Perhaps they just plug the
> ATM's into any connection and pass cleartext transactions over the
> internet? This is very suspicious, IMHO.
At $previous_employer half the connections to the various banks they had
were via VPN.
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