One example of a skimming device that's been ripped from an ATM. Diebold thinks that changing the orientation of a machine's card reader will help stop skimming. (photo: Aaron Poffenberger)

Can ATM Operators Beat Skimmers By Simply Rotating Card Readers 90 Degrees?

For decades, we’ve been sliding our credit and debit cards into ATMs with the shorter side of the card entering the reader. All this while, ID thieves have been improving their card-skimming devices to fit this well-established mold. The skimmers have gotten smaller, sleeker, and smarter, to the point where even a trained eye might be fooled. So what’s the best way to upend all those years of hard work by the bad guys? According to ATM biggie Diebold, it’s just as simple as turning the reader 90 degrees. [More]

ATM Repairman Accused Of Swapping Out Cash With Funny Money

ATM Repairman Accused Of Swapping Out Cash With Funny Money

An ATM repairman who is suspected of trafficking in counterfeit money stands accused of using ATMs as, well, ATMs for his criminal purposes. Authorities say the man swapped out $200,000 of genuine cash in exchange for his faux green. [More]

PerfectPitch Owner Apologizes For DMCA Notice, Explains What Happened

PerfectPitch Owner Apologizes For DMCA Notice, Explains What Happened

Gary Boucherle, the owner of the website and product PerfectPitch, sent us an explanation of why he got Google to remove links to mentions of his product on another person’s blog.

Worst Company In America: "Final Four" Comcast VS Diebold

Worst Company In America: "Final Four" Comcast VS Diebold

Here’s your first “Final Four” matchup: #1 Comcast VS #12 Diebold.

Worst Company In America "Final Four" Bracket!

Worst Company In America "Final Four" Bracket!

It’s down to the final four worst companies in America, folks. The bracket has been updated and the next round will begin on Monday. Congratulations to the four companies that made it this far. You’ve really achieved something! Who do you think will win it all?

Worst Company In America "Elite 8": Capital One Vs Diebold

Worst Company In America "Elite 8": Capital One Vs Diebold

Here’s your second “Elite 8″ match-up: #12 Diebold VS #36 Capital One

Worst Company In America 2008 "Elite 8" Bracket!

Worst Company In America 2008 "Elite 8" Bracket!

The bracket has been updated as we prepare for Round 4 of our Worst Company In America contest. See the full-sized graphic, suitable for framing or forming the basis of informal office betting pools, inside…

Worst Company In America "Sweet 16": Best Buy VS Diebold

Worst Company In America "Sweet 16": Best Buy VS Diebold

Here’s your third “Sweet 16″ match-up: #5 Best Buy VS #12 Diebold.

Round 38: TransUnion vs Diebold

Round 38: TransUnion vs Diebold

This is Round 38 in our Worst Company in America contest, TransUnion vs Diebold!Here’s what readers said in previous rounds about why they hate these two companies…

Round 12: Diebold Vs Pfizer

Round 12: Diebold Vs Pfizer

Pfizer hires stunt doubles to row for their not-a-physician (former) pitchman Dr. Robert Jarvik and this severely upsets Congress. They also don’t want you to use cheaper generics. And produce potentially misleading and sketchy commercials about Celebrex. And they also make car sick medicine for dogs.

Clips: How To Hack A Diebold Machine

Ed Felton of Princeton University goes on Fox and shows just how easy it is to hack those Diebold Voting Machines with a virus and a hotel mini bar key, reversing history to guarantee Benedict Arnold the coveted 1789 election.

Diebold Voting Machines, Hotel Minibars Equally Secure

Diebold Voting Machines, Hotel Minibars Equally Secure

Politics are not really in our purview, but when your tax money goes to buying expensive machines that just don’t work… oh, and happen to determine the future of the entire country… we’ve just got to step up.