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antdude
A Ninja Ant
Premium,VIP
join:2001-03-25
United State
kudos:5
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Cash Claws, Fake Fascias & Tampered Tickets

»krebsonsecurity.com/2013/03/cash···tickets/ from »boingboing.net/2013/03/29/atm-sk···atm.html

"Credit and debit card skimmers aren’t just for ATMs anymore. According to European anti-fraud experts, innovative skimming devices are turning up on everything from train ticket kiosks to parking meters and a host of other unattended payment terminals.

Recently, at least five countries reported skimming attacks against railway or transport ticket machines, according to the European ATM Security Team (EAST), a not-for-profit organization that collects data on skimming attacks. Two countries reported skimming attacks at parking machines, and three countries had skimming incidents involving point-of-sale terminals. EAST notes that Bluetooth devices increasingly are being used to transit stolen card and PIN data wirelessly..."
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jaykaykay
4 Ever Young
Premium,MVM
join:2000-04-13
USA
kudos:24
Reviews:
·Cox HSI
·Speakeasy

2 recommendations

Don't you just love all these computerized places for those who would steal! As long as there are computers involved with everything mechanical these days, we will never be safe/secure again, IMHO.