Saturday, 29 August 2009

Windows Fails with ATM Machine

As usual, TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) and robustness of Windows, can not help in ATM Machine. I have captured few Screenshots of Windows throughing error messages and Malware warning message.
Can you imagine , an Malware warning message on an ATM machine that is exposed to public, and how a Virus can mess up things.
from my humble point of view, MS-Windows can not deliver the level of security or robustness that an ATM machine and banking in general may need
Screenshots say it all!!!!

I recommend Using Linux on ATM machines, if you are in banking and want to see demo or discuss Linux on ATM machine with me, please feel free to drop me a line.





4 comments:

Tharaka Weerasekara said...

Is it ok if I translate this into my native language Sinhala? This is very important since almost all banks in Sri Lanka uses M$ Window$ in their ATMs.

Tharaka

Samer Azmy aka Kernel The Canine said...

Please Translate
Good Luck

Tharaka Weerasekara said...

Thank you! Now you can see a translated post in my blog.

Diane said...

Micro technology has arisen with higher protection systems for banking division securing ATM Machine and for ATM centers also. GSM support synchronized protection system that supervise and organize ATM center and troubles confirmed above. It sends alerts Message to the registered ATM user in case of disturbance arise due to fire, vibration, door unlock and movement.

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