Banks and credit unions here in the United States are reporting ATM card fraud that originated with skimmers in the touristy town of Puerto Villarta, Mexico. Imagine the opportunity from a criminal’s point of view: an area full of American tourists with nice, magnetic-strip cards! Would you have been a victim? It helps if you know how to spot a compromised cash machine.
Here’s the front of one machine where skimmers were found. Does anything look amiss?
(Krebs on Security)