This is the worst of all possible worlds

Ryan Carboni ryacko at
Tue Feb 13 16:27:57 PST 2018

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 7:53 AM, Not Real <theborland1 at> wrote:

> These tools are making their way around. A few weeks ago I got offered to
> make a free 100 usd outside a walmart. Open an account, get it to retrieve
> money, then they would "cause an error in the machine", and have it spit
> all the money.
> As far as I know they only targeted Bank of America, might be something
> particular with those machines.
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:59 AM, Ryan Carboni <ryacko at> wrote:
>> For some unknown reason, ATMs are not mandated to have military-grade
>> cybersecurity.
>> Since apparently rogue technicians can access them and have them release
>> all their cash.
>> I live in the worst of all possible imaginable worlds, at least if decent
>> things were denied to people because they didn't exist or because they were
>> too poor, that would be one thing.
>> It's another if banks don't care about their own money.
Nothing can be said that is new. Only the actions taken.

> Four out of five cash machines still run Win XP or Win XP Embedded.
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