Malware aimed at Bitcoin ATMs is being sold in underground markets, according to Trend Micro security researchers. For $ 25,000, malware exploiting a service vulnerability allows users to nab bitcoin price equivalent in euros, USD, or British pounds.
For $ 25,000, Bitcoin ATM Malware is Available on Underground Markets
Senior Threat Researcher at Trend Micro, the firm alerting enthusiasts, Fernando Mercês, explained, “Unlike regular ATMs, there is no single set of verification or security standards for Bitcoin ATMs. For example, instead of requiring an ATM, credit, or debit card for transactions, a Bitcoin ATM involves the use of mobile numbers and ID cards for user identity verification.”