Cardtronics settles NFB litigation over ATM accessibility

The company has agreed to establish an 'accessibility center of excellence,' which will develop enhanced voice guidance software for blind customers.

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Casing out financial cyber crime: A federal agent's point of view

At BAI Retail Delivery, FBI Special Agent Patrick Geahan described five types of cyber attacks and one mistake that can cost an organization millions.

Wincor Nixdorf holds steady on annual net sales — with some rebalancing

Hardware and banking sales sagged, but increases in retail and software earnings took up the slack, CEO Eckard Heidloff said in the company's annual press conference.

Jackpotting makes its way to Western Europe's ATMs

Though malware attacks constitute a minority of ATM crimes in Europe, the stealth, speed, criminal finesse — and cash — involved make them particularly worrisome to deployers.

Can the ATM industry stop Tyupkin in its tracks?

ATM Marketplace checked in with security experts around the industry to learn how operators can protect themselves from the latest 'jackpotting' scheme, Tyupkin malware.

Targeted cyberattacks: Lessons learned from a former FBI guy

"You don’t have a malware problem; you have an enemy problem," says Crowdstrike president and former FBI executive assistant director Shawn Henry. He explains further in a video interview.

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.

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Cost-modeling tool aims to help ATM owners plan future OS migrations

The ATM industry model allows deployers to compare four different migration scenarios from a financial perspective, based on typical cost drivers.

Vietnamese bank accelerates ATM network growth with FIS switch solution

Solving its scalability issues has allowed the bank to expand its ATM network by 100 machines in less than 90 days.

New Ensenta patent addresses RDC 'problem images'

Check Edit Express enables efficient and early editing of problem images submitted via ATM, mobile phone, kiosk or desktop scanner.

Ascert intros simulator-agnostic driver for EMV testing

Using the VersaTest Simulator as its engine, EMV Super Driver serves EMV field 55 data to any existing test simulator.

Aconite, Proxama deal will create one-stop solution for EMV, NFC migration

The companies will offer an end-to-end solution for migration from mag stripe cards to EMV chip cards and token-based contactless mobile NFC systems.

Ad-driven, surcharge-free ATMs take a bow in NYC

FreeATM, the company behind the concept, went live with 25 machines today and expects to expand to 55 sites in the city by year-end.

Inetco sets up shop in London's 'Tech City'

The transaction monitoring and analytics software provider will use its London base to expand the company's footprint in European markets.

FIME adds new features to SAVVI EMV terminal testing platform

SAVVI 2.0 introduces a simplified user interface, online test card maintenance capabilities, and programmable test cards.

Episys Anywhere app expands CU staff, self-service capabilities

The new native app powered by Maluzai software enables CU employees to conduct branch activities on a tablet, and delivers a new channel for in-branch self-service.

FIS, CSCU team up to extend fraud protection solution to CUs

Compromise Manager promises timely card blocking, reduced administration costs, and automated cardholder alerts for small and midsize credit unions.

Study: Banks will invest $16B in branch transformation in 2017

Key success factors include differentiation within the branch network, improved customer experience, and ability to perform standard transactions quickly and easily.

Phoenix Interactive certifies Hyosung branch transformation solutions

The Hyosung MX8800 assisted self-service terminal is now certified on the suite of multivendor applications developed and marketed by Phoenix Interactive Design.

Burroughs scanners OK'd for use with Aptra Passport

NCR has given the green light to the Elite and Open Professional scanner series; Micro Elite and Adaptive certification is expected to follow soon.

FIME partners with Russian card software provider

The relationship will extend FIME EMV migration and certification services to issuing and acquiring banks in the region.

Diebold aims for greater security, customer convenience with new 5500 ATM series

The company says its new ATM line supports financial institutions' need to drive efficiencies, manage risks and reduce costs.

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