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Scammers Affix Keyloggers to Nordstrom Cash Registers

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A Nordstrom in Aventura, Florida announced that they found six keyloggers, aka "skimmers," attached to the location's cash registers over the weekend. The devices record keystrokes, and are usually affixed to ATMs. They're pretty handy for collecting user information and credit card numbers.

The police department reported closed-circuit cameras showed two males distracting sales staff while a third took pictures of the register and removed the a panel from the back of the register and took more photos. Three different dudes came back hours later, and again distracted the staff while installing the keylogger.

Nordstrom found the keyloggers before the men returned to collect the date, but they are still at large at the moment. Frightening considering skimming devices cost about $30 to $40 and can be found easily online and in local tech stores. To end on a positive note, however, these men can be referred to as "skimmer scammers."
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