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These were the best hacks at Black Hat and Def Con this year

Weren't in Vegas for the heat and hacking? Here's what you need to know.
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This ATM hack could allow thieves to make off with thousands

Anyone in the US knows the pain of chip-and-PIN, the new debit and credit card payment system, after months of bungled rollouts and bad implementations. So here's the worse news: it's not as secure as you might think. A hacker can easily withdraw up to $50,000 from an ATM machine in just 15 minutes, even though card chips are meant to be more secure. The cost of the hack involves a steep investment of about $2,000 worth of equipment though.

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