Beware Point-of-Sale Credit/Debit Card Skimmers

In this example, the thief uses a fake – but very realistic looking – cover over the real Vodafone point-of-sale device. Though not also shown in the video, the underside of the device includes a tiny battery and flash storage card that lets the fake PIN pad record key presses as well as the data stored on the magnetic stripe of each swiped card.

Simple But Effective Point-of-Sale Skimmer [via Krebs on Security]

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