Defend against fraud attacks on ATMs

NCR recently announced an increase in physical ATM attacks is being seen nationwide across the United States. These physical attacks have included: using heavy-duty vehicles to attack safe doors, use of explosives to breach the safe door, and pull out attacks that remove the ATM from its base.

Below are security measures and guidance to keep your institution protected against these physical ATM attacks.

ATM Protection Checklist

Protection Against Physical Attacks

  • Work with your ATM manufacturer(s) to monitor your machines closely and report any suspicions of tampering (i.e. installing of malware).Reinforce your physical ATM machine and remove areas where hooks could be inserted


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