Preventing ATM Skimming Attacks

What is Skimming? Skimming is a fraudulent activity that involves the illegal transfer of payment data from the point-of-sale to another unauthorized location. Some examples of skimming include the stealing of PIN codes and credit card numbers or conducting ATM Skimming attacks. Criminals normally use this data to carry out fraudulent purchases by copying it on forged cards. Skimming can be done in different ways and skimming attempts can easily go unnoticed by the victims. Skimming can take place through a number of techniques such as installing hidden cameras to…

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