ATMATOM Channel Resources & News


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” […]


Addressing Skimming at U.S. Retail ATMs
Posted on Wednesday October 25, 2017

A Discussion with NAC Executive Director Bruce Renard on the U.S. Retail ATM Skimming Survey There may be less ATM skimming going on than is commonly thought, a recent article from Digital Transactions magazine reports. The story, written by Kevin Woodward, was talking about the results of a recent survey conducted by The National ATM […]


The WHATs and the WHYs of EMV Non-Compliance
Posted on Tuesday October 03, 2017

by: Jack Milford Ford, Attorney At Law – JMFord Law Offices As October 2017 is here, with regard to what many are calling the VISA EMV Liability Shift (why, I’m not sure as I thought all of the other Networks in addition to VISA were now following the path that MasterCard & Shazam took last October 2016), I […]


T-Minus Forty!
Posted on Tuesday September 19, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – Less than a month before the VISA ATM liability shift deadline, you would think we would be in the midst of a frantic, last-ditch effort to upgrade or replace all remaining non-EMV ATMs. Well, you would be wrong. Instead, we hear crickets. To be clear, we are talking about another 75% […]


Careful, The Fish Might Shoot Back!
Posted on Tuesday September 12, 2017

by: Jack Milford Ford, Attorney At Law – JMFord Law Offices In the recent blog, Shooting Fish in a Barrel, the author asked, “So, amidst what looks like widespread carnage [EMV liability shift charge backs], how can U.S. IADs make hay post ATM liability shift?” The author was referring to the fast approaching October 2017 ATM EMV Liability […]


Tech Tip Tuesday Calibration Utility
Posted on Tuesday September 05, 2017

Calibration Utility for ARGO 15 or ARGO FT Touch Screen In the event that an ARGO 15” touch screen or touch screen controller board is replaced in the field, user may need to run Triton’s ARGO touch screen calibration utility.  This utility can also be used when experiencing touch response or display alignment problems in […]


Shooting Fish in a Barrel
Posted on Tuesday August 29, 2017

by: Daryl Cornell – Winning merchant sites is HARD. Most of these folks are savvy, ruthless negotiators who will squeeze all of the profitability out of an ATM site contract even if you are “lucky enough” to win a site. At most locations, IADs aren’t generating enough profit to upgrade these terminals to EMV. Merchants, […]