Reply to post: They men also, it is claimed, siphoned $6.1m (£4.4m) from ATMs in Pakistan

Uncle Sam accuses three suspected North Korean govt hackers of stealing $1.3bn+ from banks, crypto orgs

Martin Gregorie Silver badge

They men also, it is claimed, siphoned $6.1m (£4.4m) from ATMs in Pakistan

How can hackers in North Korea manage to extract large amounts of cash from ATMs in Pakistan without help from a gang of locals to do the leg work and pick up the bills as they are spat out?

Assuming Pakistani ATMs are similar to others on the subcontinent, they'll be good for accepting and dispensing cash, and maybe showing your bank balance, but that's all they can do.

Other stuff, like SWIFT gateway hacks, can can obviously be done remotely, but ATMs? C'mon.

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