Trailhead Credit Union

April 29, 2016

A Dramatic Rise in ATM Skimming Attacks

This post was originally published on this siteSkimming attacks on ATMs increased at an alarming rate last year for both American and European banks and their customers, according to recent stats collected by fraud trackers. The trend appears to be continuing into 2016, with outbreaks of skimming activity visiting a much broader swath of the United States than in years past. Two network cable card skimming devices, as found attached to this ATM. In a series of recent alerts, the FICO Card Alert Service warned of large and sudden spikes in ATM skimming attacks. On April 8, FICO noted that its fraud-tracking […]