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This $10 Device Can Guess and Steal Your Next Credit Card Number before You’ve Received It

November 25th, 2015

Imagine you have lost your credit card and applied for a fresh credit card from your bank. What if some criminal is using your new credit card before you have even received it?

Yes, it’s possible at least with this $10 device.

Hardware hacker Samy Kamkar has built a $10 device that can predict and store hundreds of American Express credit card numbers, allowing anyone to use them for

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How Hackers Can Hack Your Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards

October 21st, 2015

October 1, 2015, was the end of the deadline for U.S. citizens to switch to Chip-enabled Credit Cards for making the transactions through swipe cards safer.

Now, a group of French forensics researchers have inspected a real-world case in which criminals played smart in such a way that they did a seamless chip-switching trick with a slip of plastic that it was identical to a normal credit

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