UK Cash Points Close Ahead Of ATM Interchange Fee Drop

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Ahead of a planned reduction in interchange fees, which card issuers pay for cash withdrawals at ATMs in the U.K., circulated data indicating a similar trend: The consumer group showed that nearly 300 ATMs had shuttered each month from December to April. Those figures mark a significant departure from earlier trends in closures, when 50 ATMs were closing each month. But LINK said that during a December to April period, “the number of free-to-use ATMs actually increased.”.

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Mastercard and Diebold Nixdorf Update the Cardless ATM

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The cashless society we’ve been promised is still years away, and in the meantime, ATM innovation continues. A new venture between Mastercard and Diebold Nixdorf, a global ATM provider, sits at the intersection of mobile transactions and cash.

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ATM Debit Card Fraud Hit 10 Percent In 2017

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ATMs and merchants in 2017. “While most devices are safe, fraudsters are developing new technology and methods for hacking ATMs. The data – which is taken from the FICO Card Alert Service that monitors hundreds of thousands of ATMs and other readers in the U.S. ATMs, restaurants and merchants went up 8 percent in 2017. ATM hacks have proven to be a real concern for consumers and financial institutions.

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The ABCs Of ATM Fraud

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The ones at the ATMs in the back of the convenience stores that covertly took down your account numbers and PINs? Because when it comes to ATMs, ATM operators have a lot more to worry about. News earlier this month that compromises at ATMs (read: fraud) were at the highest levels in 2015 than had been seen in years (according to FICO) brings back some concerns over how strong security is, or isn’t, at the point of cash dispensing. Remember those skimmers?

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Anti-Fraud ATM Blocks Mobile Phone Scams

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Hitachi is teaming up with a regional bank in Japan to introduce anti-fraud ATMs. The machines are designed to stop users from being conned into transferring money from their bank accounts at an ATM by preventing transactions from completing if it detects the person is using a mobile phone, Bloomberg reported. Joyo Bank, a regional lender located north of Tokyo, will begin operating the new anti-fraud ATMs early next year.

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NYPD Tests ‘Skim Reaper’ To Stop ATM Tampering

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The NYPD is fighting back against ATM tampering with a device called the “Skim Reaper.”. According to CBS News in New York , the device can detect if an ATM or gas pump has been compromised. Now, after three years of study, cybersecurity expert Patrick Traynor and two Florida graduate students invented the “Skim Reaper,” a credit-card thin gadget that slides into card reader slots and can easily and quickly detect if an ATM or gas pump has been tampered with.

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Malware Tricks ATMs Into Skimming

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ATM skimming just got taken to the next level. Kaspersky Lab announced new research regarding a hacker collective, known as the Skimer group, that uses malware to essentially make an ATM steal users’ money. Instead of putting skimmer devices on the ATM, this group makes the entire ATM a skimming device. As part of its investigation, Kaspersky Lab found a new version of the malware on a bank’s ATM that had been planted by hackers.

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This report provides guidance for ATM deployers considering the integration of their ATM and mobile channels

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ATMs Are Spontaneously Vending Cash (Thanks, Hackers)

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Why make one’s life hard hacking consumer accounts — or taking up armed robbery — when one can get the best of both worlds by directly attacking the banks’ computers and getting ATMs to do things like start spewing cash for no apparent reason? Taiwan and Thailand saw such attacks earlier this year when cyber criminals programmed bank ATMs to spew cash. In Taiwan, Taipei city police got reports of currency lying on a First Commercial Bank ATM in the city’s Da’an Precinct.

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McDonald’s Big Mac ATM

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Kenmore Square, Boston will activate what it calls a “customized digital Big Mac ATM.” the Big Mac ATM will dispense two new sizes of burger — the Mac Jr. But what the Big Mac ATM does do is offer McDonald’s a clever, relatively inexpensive and multifaceted marketing tactic. Who knows if the Big Mac ATM is more than a publicity stunt to get people engaged? Vending Machines Big Mac ATM McDonald's Restaurant Tech Retail Unattended Retail

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Repair Man Locked Inside ATM And Rescued

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Working in the ATM business can be dangerous. From potentially getting robbed when reloading the ATM with money to installing the heavy machine, it’s possible to sustain severe injuries. However, it’s being reported out of Corpus Christi, Texas, that a repair man accidentally locked himself inside an ATM he was working on. Banking ATM banking Corpus Christi News repair man Security Texas

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Bitcoin ATMs Sprout in Georgia

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Bitcoin ATM network Coinsource on Thursday installed 20 new bitcoin ATMs in the Peach State. The ATMs come as demand for the cryptocurrency in the region is on a rise, the company said. Cryptocurrency Exclusive ATM Bitcoin cryptocurrencies

Cardtronics Expands Surcharge-Free ATM Footprint

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Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Allpoint Network, Cardtronics is growing its global ATM footprint. Allpoint Network , a surcharge-free ATM network with 43,000 ATMs in the United States, announced the latest bank to join its ATM channel — First Tennessee Bank. The move will also add more than 570 surcharge-free ATMs to the bank’s existing network in Tennessee. Cash ATM Cardtronics What's Trending

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To maximize transactions and improve bottom line for the ATM network, it is critical that ATMs are deployed in strategic locations

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CO-OP Financial Brings More Personalization To ATMs

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In an effort to help credit unions provide digital-first services to consumers, CO-OP Financial Services announced news on Thursday (April 12) that it is launching enhancements to its ATM Terminal Driving solution, including new personalization capabilities and upgraded hardware and software support. CO-OP Financial Services said it’s meeting that demand with more options for credit unions to configure preferences at the ATM.

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Hacker Tracker: Neutralizing ATM Jackpotting

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James Chappell, CTO and cofounder of Digital Shadows , joined this week’s Hacker Tracker to shed light on how the latest trend of ATM jackpotting is just the tip of the iceberg for cybercriminals looking to steal larger sums of money with bigger attacks. The end of 2016 saw a spike in ATM jackpotting attacks, which involved hackers using a computer malware to infect ATM machines and force them to distribute significant quantities of cash.

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Increased ATM Usage Fueled By Financial Inclusion

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A new report from research firm RBR revealed a strong demand for ATM services in developing markets, most notably in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). According to the company’s latest global ATM research, 99 billion cash withdrawals took place globally in 2015, marking a 10 percent jump in ATM cash withdrawal volumes at the fastest rate since 2011. LINK said £12 billion was withdrawn from 70,000 of its ATMs.

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Rethinking The Role Of The ATM

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ATMs have been around for decades, along with the challenges they pose for financial institutions – including security of a machine that can hold hundreds of thousands of dollars; the financial burden of operating a fleet of such complex machinery; and management of the suppliers, solutions and technologies that go into making an ATM tick. According to Galvin, exploring the purpose of the ATM in today’s financial services climate touches on a deeper issue at work.

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Bank Customers Sued For Taking Wrong Money From ATM

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Central National Bank, located in Wichita, is trying to get back money it lost when an ATM gave a customer $100 bills instead of $5 bills. The bank contends Ochoa realized the ATM was working incorrectly and made more withdrawals to get more money mistakenly dispensed. Ochoa’s mother, Christy Ochoa, is listed in the complaint because she gave her daughter a ride to the ATM. “The Banking ATM Central National Bank Lawsuit security & fraud What's Hot

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Chase Caps ATM Withdrawals For Non-Customers

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JPMC has capped ATM withdrawals at $1,000 per day for those who are not accountholders with the bank. Generally speaking, withdrawal limits are not set at the ATM and are instead the purview of card-issuing organizations. Digital Banking ATM withdrawal limit JPMC What's Trending

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Banks Waive ATM Fees For Houston Banks

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According to news from CNBC , JPMorgan Chase , the largest bank in Houston with more than 200 branches in the area, will automatically waive or refund ATM fees on deposit accounts through September 10, 2017, for customers in the greater metropolitan area. Dallas-based bank Comerica said all its branches in the greater Houston area are closed, and that it is “waiving ATM fees for our customers who might need to use other ATMs and non-customers who use our ATMs.

Fiserv Partners With FCTI On 7-Eleven ATMs

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Fiserv , a financial services provider, has announced a partnership with FCTI , an ATM network company, to provide processing for about 8,000 ATMs at 7-Eleven stores across the nation and will also custom fit its self-service tool so that FCTI can do self-terminal setups. Next year, the ATM will celebrate its 50th anniversary,” Jayne Berthelsen, senior vice president of product and market development for card services at Fiserv, said in a statement.

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FSS ATM Monitoring Services

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ATMs are critical self-service channels and it is imperative for banks to effectively monitor and manage these assets to ensure business continuity

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Banks are increasingly seeking to scale up their ATM network to extend reach to drive more business value and gain competitive advantage

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RBI Pushes For EMV ATMs

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India’s vast ATM network is set to get a major facelift. The Reserve Bank of India has announced a timeline for the country’s vast ATM network, which constitutes close to 200,000 ATMs, to migrate from accepting mag stripe cards to accepting chip and PIN based cards. The mag stripe ATMs, the bank said , made them vulnerable to breaches. New ATMs, the bank said, shall necessarily be enabled for EMV Chip and PIN processing from inception.

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Cardtronics To Rollout Cardless ATMs Based On FIS Technology

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FIS, the financial services technology, and Cardtronics, the ATM owner/operator, announced Thursday (June 29) plans to integrate FIS Cardless Cash access across Cardtronics’ ATM fleet in the United States. In a press release announcing the news, FIS said the FIS Cardless Cash, which leverages the FIS Mobile Banking app, enables banking customers to withdraw funds from ATMs without having to use a plastic card.

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Chase Is Tiptoeing into Cardless ATMs as Banks Look to Defend 50-Year-Old Workhorse

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Chase Bank is tiptoeing into the world of cardless ATMs for consumers — catching up to the likes of Bank of America and Wells Fargo. Cards Exclusive Mobile Operations Technology ATMs BofA Chase PINs

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ATM Surcharges a Thing of The Past For Rite Aid

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Getting cash out of an ATM can sometimes be a pain when people are not near one that’s associated with their bank. Surcharge fees can pile up and sometimes dissuade people from using ATMs. The company’s locations in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest will soon have surcharge-free ATMs installed. Currently, Allpoint’s ATMs are available at 3,000 Rite Aid stores across the United States.

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To Counter ATM Fraud, Banks Need to Deal with Technology Debt

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EXCLUSIVE— While banks are making strides to improve their cybersecurity, it might be time to give the security on their physical devices, such as ATMs, an upgrade too. Exclusive Online Security ACI Worldwide ATM fraud cashless cybersecurity fraud jackpotting Mobile banking

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Bitcoin Tracker: Easy Access Is ‘Easier’ With ATMS & Gift Cards

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Coinsource, America’s largest bitcoin ATM provider, just announced proudly that the company now has 55 ATM kiosks, after adding six new ones in California — four in Los Angeles and two in San Francisco. The average rate of a new bitcoin ATM? By the end of the year, Coinsource said it will have more than 60 bitcoin ATMs across the U.S. But maybe ATMs won’t indeed be the way that people access bitcoin. Is there a run on bitcoin?

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Cardtronics Becomes Exclusive ATM Provider For United Pacific

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12) it inked a long-term agreement with United Pacific, making it the exclusive provider of ATM services. The newly formed relationship calls for Cardtronics to own and operate ATMs at more than 300 gas station and convenience store locations — operating under the We Got It! Cardtronics also has expansion rights to provide ATM services for United Pacific in potential future locations. Cardtronics operates four ATMs on the ships, which total 25 as of now.

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Top Australian Banks Kill ATM Fees

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Four major Australian banks have dropped fees for cash withdrawals at their domestic ATMs, in a move that could save Australian ATM users millions annually. Exclusive Payments Retail ATMs Australian fintech banking fees Financial Regulation

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Idea Bank Is Driving ATM Innovation — Literally, In A BMW

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NBC celebrated the 50th anniversary of the ATM by declaring it obsolete — and likely to be out of existence by the time today’s preschoolers are starting college. The Literally Mobile ATM (Powered By BMW). But, Idea Bank reasoned — what if the customer didn’t have to go to the bank to use an ATM? What if the ATM came to them? Thus, the mobile app connecting businesses to the Idea Bank Mobile ATM was born.

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ATMs Are Moving ‘Up the Stack’ in Branches of the Future

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Automated teller machines — ATMs — have been around for decades now. Currently, there are 425,000 active ATMs in the U.S. Corporate Exclusive Features Operations Amazon Go ATMs Diebold Nixdorf td bank

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Taiwan Crooks Mastermind $2M Grab-And-Go ATM Heist

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A group of masked robbers are suspected of using a computer program to hack into ATMs in Taiwan to steal more than $2 million. The thieves are believed to have targeted more than 30 ATMs belonging to Taipei-based First Commercial Bank, The Times Of India reported on Tuesday (July 12). “It is still not clear how the suspects stole such a large amount of money from the ATMs. Instead of putting skimmer devices on the ATM, this group makes the entire ATM a skimming device.

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National ATM Council Says NYC Ordinance Is Costly, Burdensome

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The National ATM Council (NAC) argued in testimony to the Committee on Consumer Affairs of the New York City Council last week that a proposed ordinance would impose costly and burdensome new security regulations on ATM operators all around the city. According to a press release , the National ATM Council said it argued last week that City ordinance Int. Regulation ATMs EMV National ATM Council Payment Methods What's Hot

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ATM, POS and Kiosk Communications | TNSLink

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Improve POS, ATM and unattended kiosk uptime and security standards while decreasing total cost of ownership with this zero-touch connectivity solution. TNSLink is a fully managed, PCI compliant connectivity solution for POS terminals, ATMs and unattended kiosks worldwide

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Coinsource Brings Bitcoin ATMs To The Midwest

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Coinsource , the largest network of bitcoin ATMs in the United States, recently announced it placed three new machines in St Louis, Missouri — the company’s first foray into the Midwest market. In 2016, we were installing bitcoin ATMs at an average of 1.2 Also on the radar for 2017 are potential new Coinsource ATMs in Maryland, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., Bitcoin bitcoin bitcoin ATM Coinsource What's Hot

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ATM Killer Spare Releases v. 3.0 of App

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The mobile payments app Spare wants to kill the ATM. More specifically, Spare wants to give customers access to cash from merchants for less than the cost of an ATM fee, and more security. Commerce Mobile Payments Security Startups Technology ATM Mobile Payments Spare

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Hackers Getting Money Mules To Remit Through Bitcoin ATMs

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Hackers who steal money from corporate banks often use so-called “money mules,” people willing or tricked into withdrawing funds in cash and wiring the money to the bad guys, but according to Krebs on Security , the mules are increasingly being told to remit the money through bitcoin ATMs. The scammers told her to withdraw the money from her account by going into the bank itself — not from the ATM (mainly due to daily withdrawal limits at the ATM).

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