What losses did the banks suffer from card skimming in 2017?
According to statistics, the number of reported cases of fraud on self-service devices in 2017 decreased by 11%. In 2017, there were 20,971 fraudulent attacks. This resulted in losses of 353 million euros, which is 6% more than in the previous period (332 million in 2016).
The total number of recorded incidents of skimming has decreased by 23% compared to 2016 - 2,556 attacks. However, this type of fraud continues to bring significant losses. Losses are estimated at 343, 377, 453 euros (an increase of 7%).
Also, the report pays much attention to physical attacks, since their number increased by 21%. A particular danger is seen in the gas explosion of self-service devices.