The Square Reader has helped lower the barrier to entry for many small retailers keen to take payments on card. Now, though, new research reveals that it’s possible to turn one of the readers into a skimmer.
There's no shortage of ingenious card skimmers out on the streets to part you from your cash. But there might be a new, more direct breed of scam in town: a simple cash trap.
While there have been plenty of terrifyingly realistic card skimmers in the past, we have bad news for you: the latest breed of skimmers are so thin that they're inserted into the ATM, so you can't see them at all.