Terminal Manipulation is a criminal’s gateway to riches. By setting up a fake credit card scanner onto a gas pump, a criminal can easily obtain tons of your card information. In 2008, $280 million pieces of information from accounts were breached. It is very difficult to spot one of these fake scanners, which makes this type of attack so dangerous. It only takes a criminal a matter of seconds at the gas pump before they have a fake scanner placed in and ready to steal your credit card information.