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European group details use of mini-skimmers on compromised ATMs

Small skimmers fit inside card readers rather than resting on top of them and coupled with mini cameras yield card and PIN data.

News Card skimmers indicted for multi-million dollar scheme

Card skimmers indicted for multi-million dollar scheme

The group allegedly embedded Bluetooth-enabled skimming devices on gas pumps, which allowed them to siphon credit and ATM numbers, as well as PIN numbers, of individuals who paid at the pump.

News PIN Skimmer offers a new side channel attack against mobile devices

PIN Skimmer offers a new side channel attack against mobile devices

Researchers with the University of Cambridge revealed just how effective PIN Skimmers can be against mobile devices in a recently released study on the new type of side-channel attack.

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The threat of financial fraud today

In this video, Stefan Tanase, senior security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, sits with Danielle Walker, reporter at SC Magazine, to discuss the threat of financial fraud today.

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Visa pushes credit card industry to enhance security measures

Visa is urging card issuers to adopt chip cards instead of cards relying on magnetic stripes after a slew of retail stores' data breaches, including Target and Neiman Marcus.

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Two Romanian men sentenced for skimming scheme

A U.S. District Court judge meted out punishment to co-conspirators who installed skimming devices on Chase ATMs in Connecticut and New Jersey.

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Duo arrested two hours after planting card skimmer

The two Romanian nationals installed the skimmer at a Brooklyn Chase branch and were arrested after two hours.

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U.S. Postal Service target of card skimming attack

The lastest card skimming scheme affected at least 13 states and the District of Columbia and possibly began almost half a year ago.

News Skimming made easier with hacked portable card payment machines

Skimming made easier with hacked portable card payment machines

Electronic skimming devices have been circulating for years with varied success, but modified portable and wireless point-of-sale devices are now making it easier than ever for crooks to steal card numbers.

News Physical security in the digital realm

Physical security in the digital realm

IT pros tend not to spend much time pondering whether physical access to a computer system is locked down.

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New malware enables attackers to take money directly from ATMs

Security researchers discovered that a piece of malware, known as Ploutus, has been infecting ATM machines in Mexico.

News Scammers bug Nordstrom registers with $40 devices to skim card data

Scammers bug Nordstrom registers with $40 devices to skim card data

Fraudsters boldly entered the store to plant skimming devices.

News RSA 2014: Experts discuss the most dangerous new attack techniques

RSA 2014: Experts discuss the most dangerous new attack techniques

Experts discuss the most dangerous new attack techniques, which include point-of-sale malware, mobile and wireless threats, and compromise of industrial control systems.

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After Neiman Marcus, Target breaches, experts speak to bull's-eye on retailers' backs

High-end retailer Neiman Marcus is now added to the list of major retailers confirming credit card breaches.

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