Mainframes These Dinosaurs are Not Extinct as You May Think….

Mainframes still exist at the core of many large or enterprise organisations.  Especially within Banking; when your Bank appears to have problems for two or more days, and you can’t get at your cash or pay your bills.  This is usually due to a Mainframe crash or problem, usually caused by a botched maintenance routine.  The average age of a Mainframe Programmer (or System Programmer) is approximately 55+, most have…

ATM In-Security in 2013 | ATM Security Flaws & Vulnerabilities

Introduction With the recent SecTor security conference in Toronto Canada, once again ATM security flaws have risen to the top of the agenda.  ATM flaws have become wide-stream knowledge since Barnaby Jack showed off his ‘Jackpotting‘ attack.  ATM flaws have once again become a hot-topic since the late Barnaby’s demise two weeks prior to this years Blackhat conference (USA 2013) where he was going to present about Pacemaker flaws.  Barnaby…