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ATM Skimming Can Ruin Your Life – Here’s How To Stay Safe

ROFL 01-10-2014

While payment technology has advanced a great deal Apple's Big Event: iPhone 6, Watch & New Wireless Payment System Finally, the rumours are confirmed: two new larger iPhones and a smart timepiece known simply as the Apple Watch are on the way. Read More , cash is still used in all kinds of transactions. How do we get our cash in many instances? An ATM machine.

Unfortunately, ATM machines are not as safe as we’d like them to be, and a technique known as “ATM skimming” is one of the ways in which modern-day bank robbers steal your information and your money. The infographic below will tell you more about what skimming is, and how you can keep yourself safe.

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  1. JustReboot
    October 1, 2014 at 11:58 am

    I've been using my card as 'credit' whenever possible. Plus I check the bank app on a daily basis to make sure no fraudulent activity is posted. Lastly, I only use my card for cash at the bank.

  2. Daniel E
    October 1, 2014 at 5:51 am

    I'm personally suspicious of any stand-alone ATMs, i.e., those that aren't near enough to my bank, e.g., those at an ATM wall at the mall. An ATM “attached” physically to the bank is less likely to be equipped with skimming equipment