Bluetooth enabled POS Skimmers now in use

anonymous-hacker-hacktivistSecurity researcher, Brian Krebs has described the operations of a specific skimmer that is bluetooth enabled. The skimmer fits neatly over the top of an Ingenico ISC250 point of sale terminal. The skimmer has its own battery and can grab data and send it to a mobile device within the bluetooth coverage area.

This makes it possible for cybercriminals to leave the mobile device running nearby and return for it later or store up the stolen information in the skimmer and download them later, SC Magazine reports.


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