Skimming

A Hack Turns The Square Card Reader Into A Skimmer

A Hack Turns The Square Card Reader Into A Skimmer

The Square Reader has helped lower the barrier to entry for many small retailers keen to take payments on card. Now, though, new research reveals that it’s possible to turn one of the readers into a skimmer.

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…

Are Cash Traps The New Card Skimmers?

Are Cash Traps The New Card Skimmers?

There’s no shortage of ingenious card skimmers out on the streets to part you from your cash. But there might be a new, more direct breed of scam in town: a simple cash trap.