Has Your ATM Card Been Skimmed Before? This Is How It’s Done!
Information security is important even when you aren’t in front of your own computer or using your smart phone.
Remember, ATMs are computers as well, except you have no control over them.
In the video you’ll see a before and after picture of the ATM. Notice any differences?
When you are out and about, always try to use an ATM that is owned by an established bank and not the random machines you see in convenience stores etc. Try to be familiar with the location of the ATM as well.
You should really use your own bank’s ATM machines, so you avoid the unnecessary charges.
The video comes from the US version of the show ‘Real Hustle’, as it originally started out in the UK, much like many other TV shows.
Keep in mind, its not just ATM machines that are compromised. ATM pin pads are also affected by thieves attaching a device that is connected to the pin pad, reading all of the pertinent information as you enter it.