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Ever found a card catcher in your local cash machine? A few years ago I did.
They’re surprisingly easy to dismantle - but in my case, a little more thought should have been applied to the possible consequences.
Avon and Somerset Police just secured a conviction against a UK-based cybercriminal busted with data from 9000 skimmed ATM cards.
If you've ever wondered whether skimming makes much money for the crooks, that detail alone should settle the matter...
Much of the world is about to enter its busiest retail period. With any retail surge you can expect a corresponding surge in cybercriminality.
So the latest warning from our friends at the Queensland Police Service in Australia is well-timed: watch that cash machine!