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Russian ATM hacked with 5 keystrokes – Video

Russian ATM hacked with 5 keystrokes – Video


Slapping a full-size QUERTY keyboard on an automated teller machine is not the best way to keep the ATM safe from prying hands, as one Sberbank customer found out this holiday season.

In early December, an employee of Russian website Habrahabr went to get some cash from a Sberbank ATM that incidentally had a full-size keyboard. Out of boredom, as the man recalls, he started hitting the Shift key repeatedly when, all of the sudden, the Sticky Keys feature switched on, giving him full access to the machine’s underlying Windows XP operating system.

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