Triple DES Upgrades May Introduce New ATM Vulnerabilities

    Date20 Apr 2006
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByBenjamin D. Thomas
    In a press release today, Redspin, an independent auditing firm based in Carpinteria, CA, suggests that the recent mandated upgrades of ATMs to support triple DES encryption of PINs has introduced new vulnerabilities into the ATM network environment - because of other changes that were typically made concurrently with the triple DES upgrades.

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