You've probably heard about scammers changing out the credit card machines at your local gas stations. Did you know that there's actually a way you can test the machine before you use it to save your bank account?
Card skimmers are pieces of equipment that people usually put on ATMs or anywhere you slide your card in to pay or get money to steal your credit card information and possibly your pin. The worst part? They're hard to spot and one was found locally.
It seems like we are constantly becoming aware of our information being hacked and then sold to an outside source. Well it has happened again and this time it affects a department store inside Crossgates Mall.
We take for granted the basic items that have become our every day.
The alarm clock buzzing in the morning to wake us up, the running water for our shower, the hot water heater to allow that water not to be freezing cold, the coffee pot brewing our caffeine, the engine that starts our cars, even the wheels that roll it to our destination.