ATMs linked to IP networks vulnerable

Friday, 5 May 2006, 10:11 AM EST

A continuing trend by banks to take ATM machines off proprietary networks and put them on the banks' own TCP/IP networks is introducing new vulnerabilities in the ATM transaction environment.

The reason? Most ATM transaction data is not encrypted and can be more easily compromised when it is traversing an IP network compared to dedicated lines, according to a whitepaper from Redspin, a security auditing company in California.

At Computerworld.

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