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Skimming Isn’t the Only Threat to Point-of-Sale Systems

Skimming Isn’t the Only Threat to Point-of-Sale Systems

In recent posts, we have been discussing the problem of point-of-sale (POS) skimmers — devices that thieves add to POS terminals in order to capture payment card numbers, PINs and other sensitive information. Skimmers can be installed in seconds and look almost identical to POS terminals, making them difficult to detect. Skimming at the gas pump is a particular problem for convenience stores and fuel retailers.

Thursday, May 19, 2016/Author: Paul Truitt, CISO & VP, Cybersecurity/Number of views (1826)/Comments (0)/
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