The threat of skimming is very real. How to protect yourself from skimming is easy if you follow a few simple rules.
Skimming, while not new, is a crime that is becoming more and more popular. The attraction for thieves is the low risk of being caught.
What is skimming?
Skimming simply described, is the theft of credit card account data contained on the magnetic strip on the back of a credit card. Skimming occurs when a device is placed on credit card receivers that can skim (read and capture) information at the time the card is inserted. [Continue Reading]