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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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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