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MSN Money: Shoppers getting ripped off by tiny, high-tech cash register skimmers
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 8:55 AM

Crooks who steal credit and debit card numbers have found a devious new way to snag this information. They’re using a small and relatively cheap piece of off-the-shelf technology to compromise computerized store cash registers.

The skimmers are built into standard PS/2 cable connectors that plug into the back of a computer where customers can’t see them. They’re only about an inch long — and look so innocuous that even if employees saw them they might not suspect anything.

Click here to read the full story on MSN Money.