According to this new infographic by ShieldCards.com, it is now very possible for a cyber criminal to extract data from your smart cards, credit cards/atm cards, driver’s license or passport. Imagine what a criminal can do once your passwords, PIN numbers, or your entire identity is in their possession! Having your money stolen would probably be the least of your worries.
This infographic also offers a couple of tips which can significantly help prevent your data from being stolen. To raise awareness on the importance of keeping your data secure, some chilling statistics on financial losses incurred due to identity theft are also included, such as the average financial loss per person from 2010 to 2013, and the average number of fraud victims in the US per year.