Skimming

08.03.15
Hacks turn Square's reader into a card-stealing machine (updated)
08.03.15

Hacks turn Square's reader into a card-stealing machine (updated)

A little bit of tinkering can turn Square's helpful payment reader into a sinister card skimmer.

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11.06.14
DCUO gets new skimming movement power
11.06.14

DCUO gets new skimming movement power

DC Universe just got a new movement variation, and Skimming represents the first such addition sinc...

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07.28.14
Engadget Daily: credit card skimming, floating 'Star Wars' holograms and more!
07.28.14

Engadget Daily: credit card skimming, floating 'Star Wars' holograms and more!

Today, we investigated the tech behind credit card skimming, looked at floating 3D video, learned...

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07.28.14
What you need to know about card skimming
07.28.14

What you need to know about card skimming

"Skimming" is a blanket term used when referencing a crime where you take small amounts of money....

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07.07.14
Account-stealing bank machine skimmers are now virtually invisible
07.07.14

Account-stealing bank machine skimmers are now virtually invisible

Bank machine skimmers, which swipe your account as you insert your card, have been getting increas...

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02.10.14
The definition of karma: PayPal president's credit card gets hacked
02.10.14

The definition of karma: PayPal president's credit card gets hacked

If you've ever lost access to your PayPal holdings through no fault of your own -- say, following...

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08.05.11
Black Hat hackers demo Square card skimmer, feed it stolen credit card numbers
08.05.11

Black Hat hackers demo Square card skimmer, feed it stolen credit card numbers

Here's some more fun out of Vegas, this time involving Jack Dorsey's Square and a little thing we...

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03.09.11
VeriFone calls out Square for 'gaping security hole,' publishes sample app to demonstrate
03.09.11

VeriFone calls out Square for 'gaping security hole,' publishes sample app to demonstrate

VeriFone, a huge provider of credit card processing systems that's been around since time immemoria...

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01.12.07
Elecom intros skim prevention kit for wallet, cellphone
01.12.07

Elecom intros skim prevention kit for wallet, cellphone

If you're down with the whole "swipeless" idea, but don't much dig the potential lack of security as...

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