Russian-Speaking Hackers Busted for ATM Jackpotting
August 2, 2021
the support of Europol, the Polish authorities have arrested two individuals
committing so-called ‘Black Box’ attacks against ATMs, in which criminals
connect electronic devices to a cash machine and remotely force it to spew out
all its cash.
Europol, supported by the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), brought together the national investigators on both sides who have since been working closely together to prepare for the action day;
Since then, Europol has provided continuous intelligence development and analysis to support the field investigators;
Europol has been working closely with the ATM manufacturer
targeted by these criminals, making the link with the different law enforcement
authorities involved in the investigation.
Germany: Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt), Police Headquarters Brandenburg (Polizeipräsidium Brandenburg)
Austria: Regional Criminal Police of Niederosterreich (Landeskriminalamt Niederosterreich)
Switzerland: Federal Police (fedpol)
Czech Republic: Bureau of Criminal Police and Investigation Service (Urad sluzby kriminalni policie a vysetrovani)
Slovakia: Police Force of the Slovak Republic (Policajný zbor Slovenskej republiky)