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Term Definition
Shimminiature device placed between chip reader terminals and chip on card to skim data
Shoulder Surfing

observation of the PIN using close physical surveillance


copying the magnetic stripe data or magnetic stripe image of a card

Smsishing (Smishing)type of phishing using sms text messages
Social Engineering

use of sociological techniques to obtain information

Sofia Skimmer

miniature sophisticated skimming device

Solid Explosive

non-gas, non-liquid explosive material

Spy Camera

small covert camera used to observe PIN entry

Stuck key fraudkeyboard or fdk keys stuck down to prevent use, associated with leaving transaction live fraud
stuck touch screen fraudsimilar to stuck key fraud using tape directly attached to touch screen

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