Hack the Bank

Typical attacks on ATMs include sensitive information disclosure and unauthorized money withdrawal.

The competition will be divided into two phases.

During first phase attendees will be able to intercept and analyze different types of the traffic (network and USB).

During second phase competitors will be given access to the USB interfaces to issue commands to ATM devices and network interface to conduct MiTM attack.

The goal of the competition is to show different approaches to affect ATM.

Be sure to pre-register for Hack the Bank to reserve your spot and make the most of it! Just use the Registration button to your right and fill in the details.

Goal of the Competition

/ Disclosure of sensitive card information.

/ Unauthorized cash out.
Transactions tampering via

/ USB/Network (cash out, cash in, PIN pad).

Rules of Engagement

/ Each attendee/team that takes part in the contest will be given bank card and means to obtain network and USB traffic;

/ Any attendee is welcome to participate in the competition, just bring yourself and a laptop to our Hack the Bank ATM;

/ Denial of Service is not allowed;
Report discovered approach for obtaining sensitive information and money withdrawal to the Competition’s Team Members;

/ Points will be given based on the complexity of the finding;
Extra points will be given for attacks over USB;

/ Use tools and scripts of your liking;

/ Any dispute will be resolved on-site by the Competition’s Team Members, who has final decision;

/ Disrespecting any of these rules as well as any offensive action taken against any other participants will result in immediate disqualification;

Terms & Conditions are available here.


/ Yard Stick One’ USB Transceiver & 915MHz antenna

/ Hak5 Bash Bunny + Field Guide

/ Raspberry Pi 4 – 4GB RAM


/ Alexey Osipov, Head of Penetration Testing at Kaspersky Lab

/ Olga Kochetova, Senior Application Security Specialist at Kaspersky Lab


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Sponsors & Partners

They help us make this conference possible.


Orange Romania is part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators that connects hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million local customers and an annual turnover exceeding 1.5 billion euros, Orange Romania connects 1 in 2 Romanians and offers an extensive range of communication solutions for both individual and corporate customers, from basic connectivity services to complete mobile, fixed internet, TV packages, and complex IT&C solutions through Orange Business

Orange Romania is the number 1 operator in terms of network performance, and also holds nine consecutive Top Employer certifications, which confirm that Orange Romania, in addition to the remarkable products and services it offers, pays special attention to its employees and working environment. In the past 3 years Orange has launched two 5G Labs in Bucharest and Iasi, that aim to support researchers, startups and companies to test their 5G solutions in advance. 

In addition, Orange is a long-term supporter of the startup ecosystem through the Orange Fab accelerator program designed to support entrepreneurs in the development of innovative products and their distribution locally and internationally.

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