Incident Response

Skimming Survival Guide

Bluetooth, Cellular Skimmer

Skimming devices are used by criminals to obtain credit card numbers and cardholder information without the customer’s knowledge.  While skimming can occur at any point of sale (POS), it is most common at Automated Fuel Dispensers (AFDs). With the EMV liability shift at the forecourt just 18 months away, the window of opportunity for thieves to get this data is closing.

What is skimming?