Daniel Battisto

July 28, 2016

Would You Use This ATM?

This post was originally published on this siteOne basic tenet of computer security is this: If you can’t vouch for a networked thing’s physical security, you cannot also vouch for its cybersecurity. That’s because in most cases, networked things really aren’t designed to foil a skilled and determined attacker who can physically connect his own devices. So you can imagine my shock and horror seeing a Cisco switch and wireless antenna sitting exposed atop of an ATM out in front of a bustling grocery store in my hometown of Northern Virginia. I’ve long warned readers to avoid stand-alone ATMs in favor of […]