by technology editor Ian Bush
MEDFORD, N.J. (CBS) — TD Bank says it is getting in touch with customers who may have fallen victim to a card “skimmer” installed on one of their ATMs on Stokes Road in Medford, Burlington County (see related story).
But it can happen at any ATM, from any bank. So how can you keep your cash from ending up in some criminal’s hands?
One expert notes that with plastic that matches the bank’s color scheme and a light-up slot that fits over the actual debit card reader, the fakes can fool you — and cost you.
“Some of these things have gotten pretty sophisticated,” says tech security expert Brian Krebs, editor of KrebsOnSecurity.com. “The ones that fit into the throat of machines would be very difficult to detect.”
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