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In this episode, we tell you about the rise of a new kind of credit card skimmer that can steal your credit card number at the gas pump. But this is different in two ways: it is inside the pump so you cannot see it, and the stolen cards are retrieved via Bluetooth which is easier for the thief. This hack is spreading fast because the clock is ticking on the hackers. Our guest is cybersecurity expert Scott Schober, President and CEO of Berkeley Varitronics Systems. Here are some articles discussing this problem:
David W. Schropfer
David W. Schropfer is the CEO of SAFE (Smartphone Authentication For Everyone), a cybersecurity company in New York (www.theSafe.io). Every day, he and his team of professionals keep the people who use The SAFE Button protected from some of the most common traps, hacks and attacks that target computer systems of all sizes. David is the author of the bestselling cybersecurity book, Digital Habits: 5 Simple Tips to Help Keep You and Your Information Safe Online. His previous books, including The Smartphone Wallet and industry whitepapers, predicted some of the biggest trends in the payments, mobile, and security industries.
Since graduating Boston College, David earned an Executive MBA from the University of Miami.
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