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7 Places You Didn’t Know Had Hidden Cameras

Reader's Digest.CA Logo By Marissa Laliberte of Reader's Digest.CA | Slide 1 of 7: You probably know your bank’s branch has security cameras watching to make sure thieves don’t steal your account information, but not all cameras are used for good. Thieves can hide cameras under fake covers that have tiny holes to record through, like the ones <a href='http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/london-atms-tiny-cameras-hidden-video-cash-machines-pin-number-city-police-a7633336.html'>found recently</a> in London ATMs. Those cameras record you as you punch in your PIN. Most ATMs are safe from the hidden cameras, but if you notice anything fishy that looks like the machine could have been tampered with, pick another place to withdraw cash. Don't miss this other sneaky way <a href='https://www.rd.com/advice/saving-money/atm-hacker-scam/'>hackers can steal ATM information from far away</a>.

ATMs

You probably know your bank’s branch has security cameras watching to make sure thieves don’t steal your account information, but not all cameras are used for good. Thieves can hide cameras under fake covers that have tiny holes to record through, like the ones found recently in London ATMs. Those cameras record you as you punch in your PIN. Most ATMs are safe from the hidden cameras, but if you notice anything fishy that looks like the machine could have been tampered with, pick another place to withdraw cash. Don't miss this other sneaky way hackers can steal ATM information from far away.
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