Russian computer security
“This is a malicious program intended to infect and survive in
Earlier on Wednesday another Russian anti-virus company,
Gostyev said the virus is a Trojan that is able to infect the popular American Diebold brand of ATMs, used in Russia and Ukraine. Judging by the programming code used, there is a high probability that the programmer comes from one of the former soviet republics, he added.
However, he said that if any ATMs have been infected, “their number is minimal.”
He also said that while individual bank cardholders are not able to tell whether an ATM is infected, banks can run a program to find out if their machines are at risk.