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Is That ATM Safe? 8 Tips to Protect Your Debit or Credit Card

PC Mag: “The idea of looking for ATM skimmers before you insert your card isn’t new. But checking for tampering on a point-of-sale device can be difficult, and until recently, it wasn’t necessary since those devices were usually operated by human employees. Now that more retailers are ditching human cashiers for self-checkout options, there are more chances for thieves to attach credit card skimmers to payment machines and ATMs and steal your money. For more about the motives and technology behind these kinds of crimes, check out our deep dive into the world of credit card shimming and skimming. To protect yourself from these kinds of attacks on your bank account, read our tips below and keep them in mind whenever you use an unattended payment machine…”

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