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No Tech Hacking by Kevin D. Mitnick, Johnny Long

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Chapter 9 Kiosks

Those self-serve electronic terminals are everywhere. They sit there all smug, taunting no-tech hackers, just begging to be messed with. And guess what no-tech hackers do? Well most of the time, they just look at them. But as you already know, hackers don’t see things the way normal people do. When a hacker looks at a kiosk, the thing opens up, exposing more than you would ever imagine. But what happens when the kiosk is more than a kiosk? What happens when the kiosk holds airline passenger information? What if the kiosk holds confidential patient information? What if the kiosk holds cash? Do no-tech hackers approach these devices any differently? Probably not. After all, the no-touch approach goes a long way. But if a no-tech ...

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