Beware Of ATM Skimmer Or It Will Steal All Your Money!

May 08, 2016

It is so convenient to withdraw money from ATMs. Just insert the card, enter your PIN number, take your money, take back your card and you are done! But do you know the thieves are always lurking there to somehow take your bank info? That’s where they attach a skimmer with the ATM machine and they are really daring despite of all those security cameras! Beware of these skimmers and know here how to keep your bank info safe!

1. Skimmer looks like a card reader and record the information of your card by reading its magnetic strip!

Skimmer looks like a card reader and record the information of your card by reading its magnetic strip!
Source: records.com

2. Chips on the card are safer than the magnetic strips as they are difficult to hack. Whenever you get the chance to use the chip, use it! However, there are still things that only use the conventional magnetic strip!

3. Not only this, the thieves necessarily require your PIN number to get the complete access. For that, they attach a micro camera somewhere where they can see your PIN while you are entering it!

4. And there are tech-savvy thieves in this world of technology. They install another fake keypad to record your keystrokes. If you feel that the ATM keypad is thicker than usual, avoid using it!

And there are tech-savvy thieves in this world of technology. They install another fake keypad to record your keystrokes. If you feel that the ATM keypad is thicker than usual, avoid using it!
Source: gizmodo.com
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