Penny Crosman is Editor at Large at American Banker. Prior to taking on this role, she was Editor in Chief of Bank Technology News and Technology Editor of American Banker. She has held senior editorial roles at Bank Systems & Technology, Wall Street & Technology, Intelligent Enterprise and Network Magazine, among other titles.
Banks — especially smaller ones — are being told to brace themselves for a wave of ATM raids by cybercrooks. Industry officials are uncertain what information the red alert is based on, but experts say swift, sophisticated thefts are very doable.