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2014-07-29 12:39:14

ActivEdge(TM) prevents all known forms of skimming by shifting card insertion 90 degrees NORTH CANTON, Ohio, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skimmers beware. Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is thwarting criminals' ability to capture automated teller machine (ATM) users' card data with its new ActivEdge(TM) card reader. The industry's first complete anti-skimming card reader prevents all known forms of skimming - the most prevalent type of ATM crime - as well as other forms of ATM...

Romanian Hacker Seeks Redemption At The ATM
2013-05-17 13:26:03

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Reports of “skimmers” hacking into accounts and stealing millions of dollars regularly seen on the nightly news are enough to scare many people away from the ATM. A Romanian hacker in prison for producing such skimmers has reached a penitent moment, and from behind bars has created a card reader that he says will prevent skimming devices from being installed, Reuters reports. Skimming has become prevalent at ATM...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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