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Camera Photos

The Camera cam·er·a /ˈkam(ə)rə/ noun small camera is placed somewhere that it can record both the keypad and your fingers as you enter your PIN. In cases where a small camera is not used, there will be a keyboard overlay fitted on top of the legit...

Deep Insert Skimmer Photos

The Deep Insert Skimmer (or Shimmer) skim·mer /ˈskimər/ noun A small device that’s generally inserted inside the card slot. When you insert your debit or credit card, the skimmer records the data on the magnetic strip of your card. The card pass...

Pinpad Overlay Photos

The Pin Pad Overlay pin pad o·ver·lay /pin/ /pad/ /ˌōvərˈlā/ noun fake pin pad or keyboard overlay fitted on top of the legitimate pin pad that is used to record your PIN. The Pin Pad Overlay is one of two components needed for a fraudster to clone y...

Point of Sale Skimmer Photos

The Point of Sale Skimmer skim·mer /ˈskimər/ noun A device that’s generally inserted over or inside the card slot of a legitimate point of sale (merchant cash register) card reader. When you insert your debit or credit card, the skimmer records the ...

Skimmer Photos

The Skimmer skim·mer /ˈskimər/ noun A small device that’s generally inserted over or inside the card slot. When you insert your debit or credit card, the skimmer records the data on the magnetic strip of your card. The card passes through the skim...

Skimmer Install

Skimmer Installs The video below shows the installation of a card skimmer on point of sale terminal. Watch the man in the white shirt and bag at about 18 seconds into the video.   The video below shows how an ATM skimmer works.   The...
What is Card Skimming? What Can You Do?

What is Card Skimming? What Can You Do?

What is Card Skimming? Card skimming or ATM Skimming is when a fraudster illegally copies your debit or credit card data from the magnetic strip on your debit or credit card when you use your card. A hidden camera is also setup to capture your P.I.N. as ...