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.

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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.

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.

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.

IADs must improvise to survive: How DCC can help boost revenues

Shrinking interchange, increased competition and growing operational expenses have taken a toll on ATM profitability. But advances in technology can help IADs claw back some of those losses.

'Solid': NCR and Diebold report positive Q2 revenues

In separate earnings calls, CEOs of both NCR and Diebold chose the same term to describe their quarterly revenues, up 8 and 3.7 percent respectively.

Malware can hide in the most obvious places

In a New York Times online report, one security expert said that third-party leaks might account for 70 percent of data breaches - and from the least suspected vendors, at that.

Should you develop your own currency management software?

Before deciding on DIY development, consider the functionality gap between in-house solutions and state-of-the-art software available off the shelf.

5 criteria for effective case management

As fraudulent activity rises, so does the need for systems that can identify, isolate and interrupt it.

Going Granular: Seeing the ROI in ATM monitoring and transaction analytics

A pair of case study models can help ATM operators estimate the potential financial benefits to their business.

I might be small but I’m your newest customer!

For me, June is dominated by the huge big-tent marketing event, 2014 HP Discover, that HP holds in Las Vegas. I am on my way — more than likely participating — by the time you read this post. I have to admit I really look forward to these events, as they’re the place to hear what is proving successful for HP and its partners.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

South Carolina FCU, Fiserv forge new 10-year agreement

SCFCU will re-up its contract for the Spectrum account processing platform and add a host of other integrated solutions.

Cambridge Mercantile, PNC Bank partner with Fiserv WireXchange

The browser-based solution integrates with Fiserv processing platforms and automates the wire transfer process.

Nets Group steps over to Tango for ATM driving

The Lusis Payments solution is now driving the Nets ATM estate of approximately 700 withdrawal and deposit ATMs.

FIS to acquire Clear2Pay for $484M

The purchase will bolster FIS’ global payments capabilities and enhance its abilities to deliver differentiated enterprise payments solutions, the company said.

Burroughs CAPI software adds user-controlled features

The common application programming interface for the company's scanner software now lets the user decide how to handle exceptions and other operational factors.

Catalyst Corporate adds RDC solution for NCR ATMs

Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union, a wholesale cooperative financial institution with more than 1,400 member credit unions in the U.S., has expanded its ATM capture service to include image-enabled ATMs on the NCR Corp. platform. Georgia's Own Credit Union in...

EthSwitch, BPC partner to create national switch infrastructure for Ethiopia

BPC's SmartVista will provide a central transaction switching platform to give customers access to their money and other financial services regardless of home bank.

Smartphone camera is focal point for mobile banking growth, Malauzai says

The smartphone camera is the perfect conduit for mobile banking innovation as accountholders embrace the idea of conducting financial business via pictures, the company says.

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