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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1374 RIPPER ATM malware and the 12 million baht jackpot
On Aug. 23, 2016, FireEye detected a potentially new ATM malware sample that used some interesting techniques not seen before. To add more fuel to an existing fire, the sample was uploaded to VirusTotal from an IP address in Thailand a couple of minutes before the Bangkok Post newspaper reported the theft of 12 million baht from ATMs at banks in Thailand.

In this blog, FireEye Labs dissects this new ATM malware that we have dubbed RIPPER (due to the project name “ATMRIPPER” identified in the sample) and documents indicators that strongly suggest this piece of malware is the one used to steal from the ATMs at banks in Thailand.
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#1374 RIPPER ATM malware and the 12 million baht jackpot
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