Default passwords in ATM

iconI saw some interesting articles about the old problem with default passwords on IT systems combined with the new problem that the manufactur published it on the internet. In this case we are speaking about ATM’s. Got cash? ūüėČ

http://blog.wired.com/27BStroke6/index.blog?entry_id=1560245
http://blog.wired.com/27BStroke6/index.blog?entry_id=1560799
http://blog.wired.com/27BStroke6/index.blog?entry_id=1561329

You can also google it.

There are a lot of security sensitive things inside of the published manual:

  • Instructions on how to enter the diagnostic mode
  • Default passwords
  • Default combinations for the safe