The recent rise in payment-card (credit card) skimming has given rise to a number of press released to notify the general public about the risks and how to prevent becoming a victim.

The PCI SSC released an information supplement titled: Skimming Prevention: Best Practices for Merchants.  In addition Commonwealth Bank released a slideshow on the same topic.

Although this is nothing new, it is on the rise and thus we should be more aware than ever.  If you have a few hours to spare check out the YouTube videos on: