Tuesday, 18 November 2014
ATM Malware reaches Western Europe
The good news is that there was a 42% overall decrease in ATM related fraud attacks, when compared to the same period in 2013. For the first time card trapping incidents were in the majority with 2,579 such incidents reported, up 49% from the 1,735 incidents reported in H1 2013. Card skimming incidents fell by 21% (continuation of a downward trend that started in 2010), cash trapping attacks by 52% and incidences of transaction reversal fraud by 96%.
The full Crime Report is only available to EAST Members and subscribers, but the press release can be seen on the EAST website.