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Diebold ATM
Looping Windows Media Player

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Diebold ATM Media Player

March 17, 2004

Midnight Spaghetti causing a ruckus as always.

The Scene: Carnegie Mellon University

The Event: A newly installed Diebold Opteva 520 ATM crashes, then reboots. Suprizingly, it's vanilla-style Windows XP operating system initialized without the actual ATM software.

The Result: A desktop computer with only a touch screen interface is left wide open for the amusement of the most wired university in the U.S.

Take a look at the site for details, but you can imagine how much fun they had. The picture above is Windows Media Player running on the ATM. As they point out, the scary thing is that Diebold are also making the voting machines.

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2 Comments

Joi,
Happens here in Canada too. The ATM in the mall near where I work crashes now and then and I captured a picture of the thing late one night. You can see it here: http://work4bandwidth-vehicles.buzznet.com/
It had a win2k desktop with touchscreen and a fully accessible security suite. Glad to know our money is safe!

Mike

Welcome back, Joi

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