This Skimmer Is The Most Realistic One We've Seen So Far (Security)
Apr 26, 2012 12:29
Is this the most realistic ATM skimmer yet? Reported by Krebs on Security, you would have to be an expert to spot it. I can't tell the difference either!
The device was discovered in a bank in San Fernando Valley earlier this year, and from the front its almost perfect, but the tiny giveaway is a tiny pinhole on the right hand side of the device.
Flip the device over and it becomes clear that its intentions are not at your best. The all in one device records card details and PIN and is powered by what looks like a phone battery. As to how the device was placed there in the first place is unknown.
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