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What Is Card Cracking and How Can You Prevent It?

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If you use a debit card, then you need to be aware of the dangers of card cracking. This is a growing trend among criminals that can lead to serious financial trouble. With card cracking, criminals can use your cards to make unauthorized purchases.

So, what is card cracking, and how can you prevent it from happening to you?

What Is Card Cracking?

Card cracking is a type of financial crime where infiltrators attempt to lure you into giving them your bank account or debit card information in exchange for a fast, easy money-making opportunity. Usually, attackers target victims by social engineering through email, social media, text messages, or phone calls. These attackers can be very convincing and will make their victims believe that they are legitimate.


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