ATMATOM Channel Resources & News


ATM Operations in Today’s New EMV World
Posted on Tuesday February 13, 2018

Published by: TransNational ATM ATM operators have been facing increasing difficulties in running their businesses. In addition to decreased interchange and lower transaction volumes, increasing fees from banks, ATM management costs have been on the rise. New state and local regulations, federal anti-money laundering initiatives which have closed ATM operator bank accounts, security upgrades and […]


Don’t have a Meltdown about the Spectre of malware
Posted on Tuesday January 30, 2018

by: Henry Schwarz – The infosec community is aghast at the recently published Meltdown and Spectre attacks, and there are reports of a spate of attacks on non-Triton ATMs by the malicious software Ploutus. Meltdown and Spectre are techniques for exploiting vulnerabilities found in many microprocessors, and may be used by malware to read the […]


ATMs Caught In The Crosshairs?
Posted on Wednesday January 24, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – In what may only be the first shot across the bow, President Trump recently enacted tariffs of 20-50% on washing machines sold in the U.S. by Samsung and LG, two companies based in South Korea. These tariffs were enacted on the recommendations of the U.S. International Trade Commission, following allegations by […]


Supreme Injustice?
Posted on Monday January 15, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – On Friday the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case arguing that states can require internet retailers to collect sales taxes regardless of physical location. This is a BIG DEAL for the ATM industry. Triton and ATMGurus believe that the Supreme Court should NOT side with the states – but not […]


Tech Tip – Triton ATMs – 2G Thumb Drive
Posted on Wednesday January 10, 2018

This is how you partition a thumb drive. Triton’s Windows CE 5.0 USB controller does not support USB flash drives larger than two gigabytes. This document describes a method to partition a flash drive that is larger than two gigabytes down to two gigabytes. This process will completely erase any data on the flash drive. […]


Fearless 2018 Forecasts
Posted on Wednesday December 27, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – As has been true every year, our predictions will likely prove to be off the mark, highly questionable or just plain wrong. And yet, we will prognosticate again this year, on the off chance that we do manage to land a few correct guesses. Here is where we see the ATM industry […]


Gimme Shelter
Posted on Tuesday December 05, 2017

by Daryl Cornell – Imagine for a moment that North Korea or some other rogue state successfully launches a cyberattack against a small or medium-sized U.S. bank. As a result of the hack, bank records are scrambled or frozen and bank customers no longer have access to their money. While the number of impacted people […]


Technical Tip: Cleaning IS Maintenance
Posted on Tuesday November 14, 2017

Maintenance is key. Most people don’t know exactly why they should change the oil in their car, but they do know if they don’t there will be expensive repairs ahead. The same is true for your ATM. The EMV card reader in your machine collects dust, dirt and oil from card use and the environment.  […]


Global ATM Tremors
Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – In what looks like a unique confluence of events, seismic changes in the ATM landscapes of Australia and the UK, plus the ongoing EMV upheaval in the U.S. will likely mean a tectonic shift in the global retail ATM industry. As with most industry earthquakes, these changes have largely blindsided participants, […]


ATM Chargebacks & Fallbacks in the New EMV Climate
Posted on Tuesday October 31, 2017

Now that the full migration of EMV liability in the U.S. has finally hit, many ATM operators are concerned about the issues of fallback and chargeback – and the liability they may face. The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) addressed this particular problem in a recent webinar titled “Post-Migration EMV Issues: Managing ATM Chargebacks and Fallbacks” […]