• Belvidere Police say there may be credit card skimmers at local businesses

    Belvidere Police say there may be credit card skimmers at local businesses0

    BELVIDERE (WREX) — Belvidere Police say they are investigating reports of credit card skimmers being placed at local businesses. Card skimmers work by reading your credit card’s information. Hackers then use that information to make purchases in your name. The skimmers are put at legitimate businesses so the consumer often has no idea they’re at

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  • How does the Skim Reaper detect credit card skimmers?

    How does the Skim Reaper detect credit card skimmers?0

    HOUSTON — Houston has been hailed king when it comes to credit card skimmers, and they’re not completely wrong. Houston is a hub for the skimming scam but the reality is they exist everywhere. “My credit card got stolen for the sixth time in a three-year period,” professor Patrick Traynor, with the Department of Computer

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