ATM fraud a biggie in Cape Town CBD over festive season

2019-12-21 07:01

ATM fraud is usually one of the most prevalent crimes in Cape Town's CBD over the festive period, according to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District.

FNB says 'tap and pin' technology at ATMs can reduce transaction time by 20 seconds

2018-11-28 06:15

FNB is rolling out 'tap and pin' technology across 100 of its ATMs, with others to be upgraded in 2019. The bank says the innovation will see transaction time reduced by 20 seconds.

Watch: SA’s first ATM for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in action

2018-05-21 15:09

South Africa's first cryptocurrency ATM officially launched on Monday. Here's how it works.

WATCH: SA built bulk cash machine counts 800 notes in a minute

2018-01-25 14:30

The machine, which uses an automated process to count tens of thousands of rands a minute, is meant to save time and make deposits more secure.

Cardtronics acquires Spark ATM Systems

2017-02-01 19:34

Cardtronics announced that it has closed on the acquisition of Spark ATM Systems – a move that marks Cardtronics’ entry into the South African market.

ATMs spit out cash without cards as smartphones take over

2016-07-15 15:24

Forgot your bank card at home? No worries. Many ATMs will soon dispense cash with help from a smartphone and banking app.

Deceased described ATM bombing in detail

2016-04-01 12:00

A self-confessed member of an ATM bombing gang in KZN gave police a detailed statement before he died, describing the gang’s activities.

‘Well-dressed’ ATM crooks target CPT tourists

2016-03-17 15:27

Smartly dressed, well-spoken fraudsters lurking around Cape Town ATMs are scamming international tourists out of thousands of rands in a complex syndicate.

Bank warns customers over systems shut down

2015-03-11 14:10

Standard Bank has warned its customers that there will be limited banking access this Sunday, including internet and mobile banking, as part of a system upgrade process.

Standard Bank explains what happened

2014-09-03 16:11

The bank made a judgement call that it was going to take a couple of hours to switch over to a disaster recovery site, and so the tech team fixed it live.


Woolworths staff have been banned from handling your bank card – here's why

2019-01-08 06:12

The measure is part of a roll-out of new point-of-sale devices.


2018-06-19 12:54

AN engineer sent to fix an ATM in Assam’s Tinsukia district in north western India last Monday was gobsmacked when he discovered the cash inside chewed, torn and now worthless.

ABSA downtime ruins clients' weekend plans

2018-04-07 17:46

ABSA bank's services were offline for a few hours on Saturday, preventing clients from making payments or drawing money.

Don’t fall victim to ATM scamming!

2017-11-28 16:42

Even though the festive season is a time to be jolly and carefree, shoppers need to be extra vigilant when it comes to their money.

Nedbank’s atms now talk back

2016-11-27 08:31

Nedbank has launched the first ATM on the African continent that allows customers to interact with a bank employee via video streaming.

Robbers get 5 x life, plus 186

2016-05-11 11:30

A high court judge paid tribute to the “brave policemen and women of this province who daily put their lives on the line” when he sentenced three cash in transit robbers to five life sentences plus jail terms totalling 186 years on Tuesday.

‘Well-dressed’ ATM syndicate: Witnesses come forward

2016-03-18 09:11

Fin24 users have come forward with their experiences of witnessing ATM fraud committed by a new syndicate that is targeting international tourists in SA.

Visa pilots biometric ATM tech in SA

2015-09-15 16:46

Forgetting a bank card PIN number could be a problem of the past as first-of-its-kind technology is being tested in South Africa.

Technology brings the bank to poor women

2014-11-19 06:00

New technology is taking the bank to millions of low-income women in a revolution that could help drive economic growth, says an expert.

Did bank communicate systems crash correctly?

2014-09-02 15:19

Standard Bank has explained how it communicated its systems crash and how it could improve on crisis communication.

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