Natwest ATM outage

Natwest ATM outage

Summary: The Natwest planned outage on Saturday night/Sunday morning took revellers by surprise. Outraged punters were seen gesticulating wildly and punching ATM machines in a futile attempt to get at their cash, only to be greeted with a ghostly green "Out of Service" display.

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The Natwest planned outage on Saturday night/Sunday morning took revellers by surprise. Outraged punters were seen gesticulating wildly and punching ATM machines in a futile attempt to get at their cash, only to be greeted with a ghostly green "Out of Service" display.

Natwest planned the downtime because their system does not automatically adjust to the clocks going back. Try telling that to the punters...

Topic: Security

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