Here’s how thieves could steal money from your contactless card by ‘bumping’ you



Could thieves really bump up against victims and steal money direct from their bank accounts – using a handheld reader for contactless cards?
Tests on handheld devices – including mobile ones which can be carried in the street – showed that it is possible to use the readers without consent, according to Money Mail.
Woman filmed chasing man along Tube platform after seeing 'racist' attack The devices can even work through shopping bags, the investigation found.
In theory, all that a thief would need to do would be to enter a price lower than £30, then tap the device against people’s pockets... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 35
Source: Metro
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