Credit Card "skimming" On The Rise

As more retailers adopt technologies like the self-serve checkout machines hacked in 24 Lucky stores, security experts say shoppers and merchants alike must be increasingly vigilant — especially during the holiday shopping frenzy.

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  • Holiday Shopping Season Brings Rise in Credit Card Theft
    The PA Department of Banking and Securities advises holiday shoppers to be especially watchful for fraudulent card skimming devices, which can be attached to ATM machines, gas pumps, or other payment processing machines in retail stores. Criminals can ...
    12/6/2016 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • Marion County prosecutor provides tips to protect yourself from credit, debit card skimming
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry released some tips Tuesday to avoid falling victim to credit and debit card skimming. Criminals are increasingly installing the skimming devices on card-reading machines. Many associate skimmers ...
    12/5/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • How to guess credit card security codes
    provides a handy degree of protection against one of the most common sorts of credit card fraud, namely skimming. Skimming is where the crooks use a booby-trapped card reader, for example glued over the real card reader on an ATM, or cunningly squeezed ...
    12/5/2016 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • Credit card fraud suspects arrested in Jeffersonville
    The men were identified as 30-year-old Darion McBurney and 28-year-old Leevon Martin. During the investigation involving both men, police found a card skimming device and several fraudulent or forged credit and debit cards. Investigators believe the ...
    12/5/2016 - 10:25 am | View Link
  • Credit card skimming victims surface after Austin man shares story online
    An Austin man’s online post of how his credit card information was skimmed and stolen at a gas station has rendered dozens more like it. After Sean Duffy had his credit card skimmed for the third time in past two years, costing him over $3,500, he took ...
    11/30/2016 - 12:44 pm | View Link
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  • All About Skimmers — Krebs on Security
    The series I’ve written about ATM skimmers, gas pump skimmers and other related fraud devices have become by far the most-read posts on this blog.
    12/4/2016 - 6:46 am | View Website
  • Credit card fraud
    Credit card fraud is a wide-ranging term for theft and fraud committed using or involving a payment card, such as a credit card or debit card, as a fraudulent source ...
    12/4/2016 - 5:05 am | View Website
  • How to Avoid Credit Card Skimmers
    Check out these tips on how to avoid credit card skimming before you swipe your card at the ATM or the gas pump.
    12/2/2016 - 11:56 am | View Website
  • The Best Credit Card | Top Ten Reviews
    Compare the best credit cards available. Side-by-side comparisons of features and fees of top rated credit cards. Easily see which credit card stands above the rest.
    12/2/2016 - 1:04 am | View Website
  • Debit and Credit Card Skimming
    This type of fraud is known as card skimming and it involves swiping your debit or credit card through a card reader that has been illegitimately set up to record ...
    11/30/2016 - 2:33 am | View Website
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