Just about everyone owns a credit card nowadays. And the small plastic cards are powerful; containing all our banking information and funds. It’s no longer enough to just have a PIN number that is difficult to figure out as those in the criminal world have used technology to their advantage.
ATM machines have become the latest way for crooks to easily steal your card data. A device called skimmer is illegally installed on ATM’s while unsuspecting customers insert their card to take cash out. Here is a way to be on the lookout and protect yourself.
Insert skimmers are designed to look like a card reader that is installed over the real one. The device records the bank card's data.