credit card skimming

Credit card skimming… watching for new opportunities (or vulnerabilities).

I just returned from speaking at a conference in Miami.  I checked into my hotel, and as part of my debriefing from the travel, I found the in-room safe to safely store my laptop, camera and other electronic devices. As I read the instructions it dawned on me that we used our credit and debit cards in many different contexts …

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Skimming… not the redbox terminals. What’s next?

In preparing for a presentation I am making at University of Connecticut next week, I was searching the Internet tonight for images of credit and debit card skimming. I came across a frightening image.  It was a picture of a redbox movie rental station, focused in on the credit card swipe area. Much to my surprise I learned the folks …

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