atm skimmers

I Got Skimmed In Mexico

I Got Skimmed In Mexico

When I got back from holidays in Mexico, my bank sent me an alarming email with the subject “Declined Purchases”, which struck me as weird, because I didn’t get declined the whole trip. The bank listed the locations — a perfume store and an Autozone in a town I didn’t…

The Evolution Of ATM Skimmers

The Evolution Of ATM Skimmers

In a little over a decade, ATM skimmers have gone from urban myth to a wildly complex, ever-evolving suite of technologies that has the potential to be the worst nightmare of anyone with a bank account. Here’s a look at how quickly skimmers have evolved — and why they’re increasingly…