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Are You Safe from the Latest “WannaCry” Ransomware?

Posted: May 24, 2017

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Check Out’s New Look

Posted: May 17, 2017

If you’re reading this you’ve probably already noticed things look at lot different around here. Last week, FTSI’s new website went live. It features a redesigned menu, a “Did You Know” section with the latest news and promotions, and a sharp new Parallax graphic interface.

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The 2017 Pasadena Symphony Salon Was A Success!

Posted: May 03, 2017


The Symphony Comes to Our Showroom!

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Skimming Attacks are Going Deeper and Your Current Equipment Probably Can’t Stop Them

Posted: April 03, 2017

Skimming attacks are not a new threat to credit unions, but criminals responsible for a wave of new “Deep Insert Skimmers” in the U.S. are circumventing the typical safeguards that financial institutions employ simply by attaching their devices deeper inside of motorized card readers.

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Advanced “Shimmer” Attacks Circumvent EMV Chip Protections

Posted: March 15, 2017

We have received reports of a new kind of skimming device that is designed to defeat EMV chip protections on ATMs.  It is being called a “shimmer” because of its ability to shimmy in between a card’s EMV chip and the contact on an ATM. 

These card-sized inserts can collect some of the data from chip-enabled cards which can then be used to make counterfeit magstripe cards.  So far these attacks have been limited to Canada and Mexico, but history shows that word travels fast once a security weakness is determined. 

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