Criminals are always seeking ways to steal money and because ATMs are essentially ‘money machines’ they are a prime target. To prevent your retail ATM from being compromised it’s important to understand what tactics criminals use and what steps can be taken to keep it safe.
In this blog we’ll discuss the primary types of attacks criminals use and steps that can be taken to prevent or at least minimize risks.
In the U.S., physical attacks are the most common type of ATM crime. Physical attacks typically include theft of the ATM or damaging the fascia or cabinet to access the cash inside the machine.
To prevent this type of attack, ATM USA recommends the ATM be:
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