Cyber-attacks on coffee dispensers

In his current column for Vending Management Magazine Dr. Christoph Budelmann discusses how cyber-attacks do not only compromise data centers but can also affect inter-linked coffee dispensers and vending machines. In issue 04/2017 you learn about which security measures for set-up and remote maintenance have to be installed to protect smart vending machines from cyber-attacks. Which operator would like his coffee dispenser or vending machine pay out the earnings or give out its entire content for free just because security measures have easily been overcome?

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The entire article was published in Vending Management 04/2017