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Posts Tagged ‘atm skimmers’

ATM Skimmers Get Wafer Thin

ATM Skimmers Get Wafer Thin

Police in an unidentified European nation have retrieved wafer-thin ATM skimmers that are so small that they can be fitted inside the credit-card insertion slot. Brian Krebs describes the finding: That’s according to two recent reports from the European ATM Security Team (EAST), an organization that collects ATM fraud reports from countries in [...]

Sales pitch from an ATM-skimmer vendor

Brian Krebs tracked down a black-market retailer of mobile-phone-based ATM skimmers that capture your PIN and transmit it to fraudsters over the GSM network. The vendor gave him the whole sales-pitch for the efficiency and safety (for the criminals) of GSM-based skimmers. It's a fascinating read, unless you use ATMs, in which case, it's a [...]