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The Card Protection Kit (CPK+) is the central core of TMD's security portfolio. The CPK+ module houses the intelligence that manages the entire functionality of the 6000 and 6001 Series.
The Universal Serial Bus (USB) architecture communications means that hardware and software updates can be made to address future threats, protecting your investment. Real-time information logs can also be accessed remotely in a USB environment.
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The Transmitter (TSM) Module, connected to the CPK+, contains multiple transmitters, (TSMs), or jammers. These jammers generate TMD's patented electromagnetic disruption signal, proven in tests to be the only solution available that prevents a criminal retrieving card data in clear from the magnetic stripe with digital, analogue or stereo skimming techniques. The jammers are located in a bezel for the card entry slot, specifically designed to fit individual ATM and SST vendor and model types for optimum security. Click here to go to the Solutions page and discover more about the unique features of the TSM
Our patented jamming technology is unique. It is proven to be the only effective defence against all skimming threats - including digital, analogue and stereo skimming. It uses more than two jammers and prevents the card data being retrieved in clear. We encourage deployers to consider the risks of using alternative, unproven security solutions very carefully in face of the hard cash losses associated with card fraud and the impact fraud has on consumer trust and brand reputation. TMD recommends a thorough evaluation of TMD technology and alternative solutions against all skimming techniques in a lab environment or field trial prior to investing and deploying alternative fraud countermeasures.
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To help you efficiently and effectively secure your network against current and future threats we have introduced Security Packs that use core TMD technology tailored to your security requirements.
Security Packs for motorized card readers:
Security Pack 1
Anti-skimming with Tilt & Vibration Protection
Security Pack 2
Anti-skimming, Tilt and Vibration Protection and Skimming Device Detection
Security Pack 3
Anti-skimming with Tilt and Vibration Protection plus Anti-Card Trapping
Security Pack 4
Anti-skimming and Skimming Device Detection plus Anti-Card Trapping
Security Pack DIP
Anti-Skimming with integrated Skimming Device Detection and Tilt and Vibration Protection
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Analogue card skimming, now the most common type of skimming attack, involves a criminal recording the card data, for example using an MP3 player, then converting that sound back into digital format. Typically this is done in conjunction with the use of a camera to record PIN entry. A number of technology providers claim to defend against analogue skimming, however TMD recommends a lab evaluation or field trial to assess the effectiveness of alternative solutions and would welcome the opportunity to support you in doing this assessment.
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Stereo skimming is a new, but very real skimming threat that undermines the functionality of one or even two jammers. The criminal uses a skimming device with two read heads. There are various stereo skimming techniques and these skimming devices are not difficult for the criminal to create. The first stereo skimming device has been reported in Ireland in 2013 by independent consultants FTR Solutions. Clearly criminals are thinking ahead and we need to defend against this new type of attack.
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The only proven defence against stereo skimming is TMD CPK+ 6001. TMD uses multiple jammers and a patented electromagnetic jamming signal. One or even two jammers are not enough to protect from new threats such as stereo skimming.
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As soon as sensors within the ATK detect that a card is trapped by a criminal loop device, the ATK releases a pin to physically hold the card and loop in place so that the criminal cannot access them. An informational alert is sent to the deployer so that immediate action can be taken. This is most effective when used in conjunction with consumer awareness messaging.
As the first line of defence against card trapping for NCR ATMs, TMD has also released the Anti-Trapping Bezel. The bezel contains the CPK+ jamming technology. It is constructed in a robust material that helps to resist physical attacks and its narrow card slot makes it more difficult for the criminal to insert some types of card trapping devices.
The core technology is the same in terms of functionality and performance. However since ATM manufacturers have designed each ATM model differently, TMD Security has made a significant investment in R&D and collaborated very closely with the world's ATM manufacturers to develop a number of solutions that optimise the bezel design with integrated anti-skimming technology for optimal performance in each ATM model – motorized or DIP, current and past generations.
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The 6000 series was introduced in two phases. The first phase was 6000 RX. This included the RX transmitter, or jammer. It is this first phase that has been now discontinued.
The second phase 6000 LT includes the LT (Loop) transmitter, or jammer. 6000 LT was developed to provide additional protection from threats such as analogue skimming and stereo skimming.
6000 LT is still being sold and supported by TMD and our partners. For questions about what technology best meets the requirements for your network, please contact us!