Modern-day smart phones equipped with NFC capability or “near field communication” can be turned into wireless skimming devices.
Certain credit cards contain RFID tags embedded directly into the card. Radio frequency identification are essentially an antenna and memory chip embedded inside small tags or cards.
It’s emitting a signal, basically that’s what your credit card is doing.
Allowing people to tap instead of swipe or insert a chip to make purchases. Technology made to make purchasing easier, may action make some people a possible target for thieves.
They can use smartphones, walk by your pocket, scan that because it’s emitting a frequency and boom they have the information off the card. Stay protected with a Proper Privacy Protection Bag (PPP Bag)