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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    ... offering provides banks and credit unions with ... is Diebold's ActivEdge card reader. This is the ATM industry's first complete anti-skimming ...
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    ... physical theft or physical loss of device crimeware / malware card-skimming attacks denial-of ... Credit card information and personal details
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    ... like Kard Bodyguard RFID Credit Card Sleeves , it is also just as easy for a consumer to protect themselves from this digital skimming.
    10/29/2014 - 10:59 am | View Link
  • The Ticker: Modern business life - Business Spectator
    The future of fraud? It will move beyond credit card skimming and onto targeting enterprises and economies.
    10/29/2014 - 6:01 am | View Link
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  • 9 Investigates: Card-skimming at the gas pump
    Police call it a near-perfect crime. Thieves can steal your account information right at the gas pump and empty your bank account before you even know something has happened.   In a 9 Investigates, Eyewitness News reporter Ken Lemon looked into how it happens and what you can do to stay one step ahead of the criminals. It starts with the gas tanks.   They are made in bulk and designed so that ...
    10/30/2014 - 6:22 pm | View Link
  • Police: McDonald's worker stole customers' credit information
    Roswell police have charged a fast food worker after they say she stole customer’s credit card information. Lauren Bass told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik she gave Preshauna Thomas her credit card Tuesday after placing her order at the drive-through of the McDonald’s on Holcomb Bridge Road. “She skimmed my card,” said Bass.  “ I saw her slide it through the slide on the side of the screen, and then ...
    10/30/2014 - 4:26 pm | View Link
  • Credit card safety in 8 easy ways
    It is better to be safe than sorry!
    10/30/2014 - 12:21 am | View Link
  • Scam targets credit and debit card users
    Oak Ridge police say someone recently found a skimmer on an ATM at a SunTrust bank. It's a small device that can do a whole lot of damage.
    10/29/2014 - 11:43 pm | View Link
  • Police: Brooklyn man found with 16 fake credit cards, skimmer
    Rahshawn S. Mayo, 25, was charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of stolen property, misdemeanor possession of a skimmer device, two counts of felony possession of a forged instrument, and violation unlawful possession of marijuana. A similar incident occurred Oct. 17, when State Police stopped a vehicle for speeding on the Thruway in Bethlehem and found a skimming device and fraudulent ...
    10/27/2014 - 11:24 am | View Link
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  • Police: McDonald's worker stole customers' credit information
    “She skimmed my card,” said Bass. “ I saw her slide it through the ... Police told Petchenik they recovered a skimming device on Thomas and charged her with identity theft. “We are looking to find out how long she’s been working at that ...
    10/30/2014 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • Police: Brooklyn man found with 16 fake credit cards, skimmer
    GLEN -- A Brooklyn man pulled over for speeding was arrested Friday night in Montgomery County after police found a credit card skimming device and 16 fraudulent credit cards in his car, State Police said. Rahshawn S. Mayo, 25, was charged with misdemeanor ...
    10/27/2014 - 4:46 am | View Link
  • Obama signs Executive Order to bolster federal credit card security
    card skimming. A lack of chip-and-PIN in the United States has created a boon for criminals looking to operate skimming scams. This in turn has led to a sort of skimming arms race, as criminals devise novel ways to steal. Their efforts have resulted in ...
    10/20/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Secure credit cards coming in 2015
    The use of a PIN requires people to be near the terminal that is being used. That reduces the chances of credit- card skimming. When will it happen? The transition to chip and PIN will take place over the next year. BofA and Wells Fargo are already issuing ...
    10/18/2014 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • MasterCard Installs NFC and Fingerprint Sensor in Credit Card
    Credit card skimming is very prevalent in first-world countries, and every other country really, to the point where there are organizations specialized in this which spread across several countries. Because of that, financial services corporations ...
    10/17/2014 - 7:44 pm | View Link
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  • What Is a Credit Card Skimmer ? | eHow
    A skimmer is a device that can read encoded information surreptitiously on a credit or debit card's magnetic strip. According to Washington police detective Brandon ...
    10/29/2014 - 10:05 pm | View Website
  • Credit card thieves 'skimming' pay-at-the-pump gasoline buyers
    Card thieves 'skimming' pay-at-the-pump customers By David Geer. As if the high cost of gas wasn't enough, credit and debit card users who pay at the pump have to ...
    10/29/2014 - 2:06 pm | View Website
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  • Debit and Credit Card Skimming
    Nowadays, it is far more convenient to pay at gas stations with a speedpass, use Paypal for online purchases, and pay with plastic rather than holding wads of cash ...
    10/29/2014 - 9:48 am | View Website
  • Credit Card Skimmers
    The Lookout team goes undercover to find out if your credit information is at risk at the gas pump.
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