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ATM Skimmers are on the rise. A day goesn't go past when you don't hear in the news another ATM skimmer found at machines all over the worled.

Cybersecurity expert Benjamin Tedesco was touring Vienna, hanging out in Main Square near the metro station when he walked up to an ATM. Be alert and supicious to such ATMs he tugged a bit at the ATM reader. And guess what happened, out came a working skimmer that was designed to like exacrlt like the card slot on the original machine.

Lesson is, it always pays to be vigilant. When visiting any ATM be aware not only of the surroundings around you, but also machine itself in front of you!

Check out the video below to see how this all went down:


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