ATM Problems in Moscowgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
HI I am planning to adopt a child (international) this year - I just received the following message from my newsgroup...
REPEATED MESSAGE - BROADCAST TO ALL EEAC ADOPTION LISTS
The following message came in 2/10 from the US Secret Service via NASA's security office. I believe that it has important ramifications for anyone planning travel to Russia
>From: NASA Security
>Subject: ATM use in Russia
> >The following might be of use to personnel traveling or planning to >travel to Russia:
> >The U.S. Secret Service has confirmed that it believes that Moscow >has experienced a major compromise of its ATM system. It is >suggested that travelers to Russia conduct bankcard transactions at >a bank window with a live teller. It is also suggested that >travelers strictly limit their overall credit card use while in >Russia.
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Rgds Ed Hamlin
-- mmmm (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 11, 2000
Russia has ATM's...?
How could they possibly be expected to work? Seriously.
-- that they ever function at all (email@example.com), February 11, 2000.