Card Reader Thwarts ATM Fraudsters

Card Reader Thwarts ATM Fraudsters

By shifting card insertion 90 degrees, the ActivEdge card reader prevents all known forms of skimming, the most prevalent type of ATM crime. Dubbed the world’s most secure anti-skimming card reader, it approaches skimming from a different angle by requiring users to insert cards into the reader via the long edge instead of the traditional short edge. By shifting a card's angle 90 degrees, ActivEdge prevents all modern skimming devices from reading the card's full magnetic stripe, eliminating the devices' ability to steal card data. The reader also employs encrypted technology that inhibits modifications to the card reader. Its encrypted communication to the ATM's central processing unit eliminates the ability to fraudulently capture and track data. In addition, each reader is paired with a specific ATM, precluding the installation of fraudulent readers. For more details, visit 

Diebold Inc.
Canton, OH

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