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Not all hackers wear black hats

The news is full of stories about hackers stealing data from retailers, businesses and the government. But they shouldn't all be tarred with the same brush.

New guide caters to restaurateurs, retailers looking to boost income with ATMs

'How to Profit from ATMs: A Guide for Retailers and Restaurateurs' delivers 40 pages packed with essential information about the business of owning, operating and earning revenue from ATMs.

How to Profit from ATMs: A Guide for Retailers and Restaurateurs

This report provides an in-depth guide for retailers, restaurateurs and other businesses that are considering installing ATMs on their premises.

Sponsored by: Elan Financial Services

Improving the ATM user experience in an increasingly mobile world

Given the expected growth of mobile-initiated ATM services, the future of innovation lies in better connections between ATMs and consumer-owned devices.

6 ATM anti-fraud steps for small FIs

As big banks lock down their systems, small FIs could increasingly fall victim to ATM fraud. Here are effective actions you can take to make sure yours doesn't.

Infographic: ATM Skimming: Modern-Day Bank Robbery

This infographic gives you the information you need on ATM skimming and how to spot a skimmer.

Sponsored by: Diebold, Incorporated

The ATM business isn’t an ATM

The notion among certain groups that ATMs are obsolete has been pervasive for many years. However, data suggests that the ATM and its industry are far from their demise.

ATM Skimming - Modern-Day Bank Robbery [infographic]

What ATM end users need to know about card skimming and their role in preventing it.

Screening near you: Cash will fly!

Are we nearing the end of the big-screen ATM? Are we nearing the end of any screen at all?

Photo review: The 2014 ATM & Mobile Summit

View highlights from the event, which drew attendees from Walla Walla, Washington to Tokyo, Japan - and points in between - to discuss the future of money and payments.

ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit addresses mobile wallet dilemma

With literally hundreds of mobile wallets in the marketplace, how are FIs - not to mention consumers - supposed to settle on just one?

In the US, it's a slow road to faster payments

Based on its Faster Payments study, the Fed seems to be driving toward an overhaul of the US payments system, but stakeholders prefer a more incremental approach.

Apple at the ATM: Will Apple Pay change the conversation about contactless cash transactions?

It doesn't seem too over-the-top to assume that the world's favorite smartphone ultimately will gain some foothold in the ATM world, so it's probably a good idea to get a grasp of how the newly announced Apple Pay contactless mobile technology works.

For the self-service branch, the future is now

The continuing recognition of the importance of the branch is reflected by the willingness of financial institutions across the world to invest at record levels in the development of new retail concepts.

Digital payments gain ground as HCE hints at FI involvement

HCE technology has the potential to advance mobile transactions powered by tethered credit or debit card accounts, says Juniper Research and other industry observers.

The Fraudulent Four: The world's worst payment frauds and security failures

The payments industry never stops looking for new techniques and safeguards to stop thieves and fraudsters. Even so, we constantly hear about their exploits worldwide.

Efficiency or responsiveness? How do you balance your ATM cash supply strategy?

Businesses manage their ATM networks by providing cash where and when customers want it. But they must provide this service efficiently if they are to make a profit.

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BofA begins rollout of EMV debit cards this week

The FI says that all new and reissued consumer and small business debit cards will now include EMV chip technology.

The new Bitcoin ATM: No cash in, no cash out

The machine by Australian company Diamond Circle dispenses a prepaid Bitcoin debit card, which is loaded using a traditional credit card.

ATMIA makes a case for changing Reg II routing rules

The association contends that competition between payment networks is eroding due to the unintended consequences of the Durbin Amendment.

ATM fees track higher for 8th straight year

Foreign fees are up 5 percent year-over-year, 23 percent over the past five years, Bankrate.com finds in its 2014 survey of major U.S. cities.

Parabit tops 5k milestone with anti-skimming solution

The ACS-1E company's card access control system provides access control for ATM lobbies, vestibules and night drops.

Regulators advise FIs to address 'Shellshock' vulnerability ASAP

The vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute malicious code on the widely used Bash software tool and gain control over a targeted system.

Financial organizations granted rights to .bank domain

The domain will adhere to 31 strict standards for security, stability and resiliency in order to make online banking safer for consumers.

Diebold fine-tunes SecureStat with new analytics, efficiency features

The security management portal now features more effective data analysis and workflow management tools for commercial and financial security professionals.

Jimmy John's confirms data breach

Data stolen via compromised POS devices included card numbers and, in some cases, the cardholder's name and the card's expiration date and ccv number.

Citi intros checkless checking account

With more people banking via ATM, online and mobile channels, fewer customers are demanding paper checks, Citi found.

Not so fast, Citi: Walmart intros GoBank checkless accounts

Walmart's new offering for the un- and underbanked is checkless and overdraft-free, just like Citi's. Both also offer tens of thousands of free ATMs.

Home Depot breach reportedly generating card fraud

Banks aren't confirming it and Home Depot insists that no PIN data was taken, but sources say bank accounts have been compromised.

Singapore's newest ATMs dispense solid gold — and selfies

A pair of chic resorts in Singapore now boast ATMs that dispense upscale souvenirs to well-heeled tourists.

Study finds growing demand for bankcard mobile controls

Mobile card controls go hand-in-hand with the strongest trends in banking — self-service technology and improved account security.

Is social engineering a threat to the ATM channel?

The clear majority of respondents to an EAST online survey believe it is.

Funding close sets up Super G to offer larger, longer-term loans to IADs

It's good news for ATM deployers facing costly EMV upgrades and those looking to expand their business, the company says.

Paramount to go pink for October

Paramount Management Group will turn its ATM video toppers pink to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Chinese bank simplifies ATM key management with software-based solution

A software-based lock management solution offers China Merchants Bank a new level of speed and security for ATM replenishment and service, NCR says.

Outsourcing gives six small CUs their 'own' ATM

Six small Southern credit unions have deployed their first-ever ATM, through agreements with Houston-based outsourcing provider Dolphin Debit.

Sparebank1 Nord-Norge installs world's northernmost ATM

For the only financial services provider on Norway's remote Spitzbergen Island, cash recycling was the obvious way to go.

Mystery ATM dispenses cash, and then some

Londoners might have thought it was a malfunction when they received extra cash, but there was a method to the 'mad money.'

Why isn't Argentina's ATM count growing faster?

A new report indicates that small-denomination banknotes might be making a big dent in the lifespan of the nation's ATMs.

With 56M cards compromised, Home Depot data breach tops Target's

An investigation has revealed that the custom-built malware deployed at Home Depot was different from that used in the 2013 holiday season breach at Target stores.

Co-op to introduce controls-and-alerts mobile app for CU member bankcards

The app gives users full control of their credit and debit cards, with options that include on-off, location, spending limits, and transaction and merchant types.

Bangladesh bans Bitcoin

Under the country's strict anti-money laundering laws, any cryptocurrency transaction is a punishable offense.

Wausau, Cummins Allison partner on scanner solution for cash and check capture

Integrating JetScan iFX check and currency scanners from Cummins Allison with Deposit 24/7 from Wausau yields a more streamlined solution, the companies say.

Kinderhook Bank finds transformation inspiration for its newest branch

With help from the Diebold advisory services team and advanced ATM technology, the FI has reinvented the branch experience for its new location in downtown Albany, New York.

Eastern Bank, Paramount partner to brand service plaza ATMs on Massachusetts roadways

The nation's oldest and largest mutual bank will expand its ATM footprint with 17 branded locations along Interstate 95 and Route 3.

Report: Prepaid cards catching on with Canadian FIs

In a nation where the population is largely banked, it's taken the prepaid industry considerable time to cultivate a market for its products, a new study says.

As Scots debate independence, banks stock ATMs

Bankers are worried about the possibility of a run on ATMs should Scotland vote on Thursday to break away from the United Kingdom.

Discover grants D-PAS certification to Oberthur EMV platform

Certification clears the Cosmo RSA v5 platform for use throughout the Discover Global Network, which includes Discover, Diners Club International, Pulse, and network relationships.

Planet Payment brings DCC to Columbus Data's U.S. ATM network

The company's Bank In Your Currency service lets international travelers withdraw local currency from an ATM and instantly see the amount debited to their account in their home currency.

MoneyGram bolsters technology platforms with acquisition of Nexxo

MoneyGram will use Nexxo technology to expand its money transfer kiosk platform and broaden its service offerings for banks and credit unions.

50 states, 51 Bitcoin ATMs

Their numbers are a drop in the bucket compared to traditional cash machines, but Bitcoin ATMs are gaining ground in the United States.

Prepaid card use picks up in August, First Data reports

Vacations and back-to-school purchases spurred year-over-year growth of 6 percent in prepaid card use.

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