Credit Card Skimmers Aren’t Just At ATMs Anymore

Credit Card Skimmers Aren’t Just At ATMs Anymore


fake point of sale terminals

Discovered and exposed by Brian Krebs over on KrebsonSecurity, the new skimmers can either be set to issue a receipt, or report back a connection error message, which most consumers wouldn’t think twice about. And even though the skimmers can run as much as $US3000, it wouldn’t take long for someone to easily make that money back if they had access to even a handful of credit cards. [KrebsonSecurity via BoingBoing]