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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Fiserv Portico collects 11 new CUs

The zero-footprint solution has attracted a variety of new users over the past 13 months.

New best practices guide tackles ATM software security threats

The new ATMIA manual advises deployers on security governance; software operational policies; threats to ATM networks; payments security and more.

New info emerges in JPMorgan Chase data breach

To crack the accountholder database, hackers cross-referenced a list of programs running on the FI's computers with a record of their known vulnerabilities.

CheckAlt automates ATM terminal reconciliation for faster settlement

The new service was developed to help FIs find and fix check reconciliation issues with less effort and fewer resources.

Triton boosts functionality, data storage with Connect 6.0 software release

The biggest change is the migration to SQL, which greatly increases data storage and adds industry standard database management tools.

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.

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.

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