New Security Chip in Credit Cards Unveiled

New law required each card to be outfitted with a credit card chip that makes it harder to steal personal information.
1:46 | 09/29/15

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Now, to the big changes coming to your credit card, as of this Thursday. Millimeters of Americans receiving new cards in the mail. The new law requiring each one be fitted with a security chip, making it harder to steal your personal information. ABC's Rebecca Jarvis with what you need to know about your new credit card. Reporter: Caught in the act. Watch as this fast food attendant swipes this credit card once, and then secretly, a second time. To steal a customer's personal information right off the card's magnetic strip. Skimming is at an all-time high. Reporter: Starting this week, new technology in your credit cards should keep thieves from ever doing that again because of this -- a small, metallic chip that holds all your payment data, far more difficult for centimeters to copy. You'll actually put your card into a little cover. People complain that it takes a Tuesday night through E morning. So, we take the future bring you right to drive ti 6:00 A.M. Wednesday. Very poconos, adirondacks. You can see where the heaviest rain will fall. Three to four inches in that Wednesday morning going to be tough. Ginger, thank Yo storm we are tracking tonight, as you know th is tonypho churning in the south pacific tonight, slamming Taiwan. Images of the destruction coming in. Blankets of rarees ten di bng in the wind. At least 24 injured. Thousands evacuated. More than 0,00300, in ctfa , ouwi tth wer.poat ts I sgetrston point, record-breaking wind gumss of 181 miles an hour. Those winds tonight now weakening. Back here at home and to Alaska. A major reversal from shell. Announcing they will stop drilling off the coast of work. Reporter: Yes. All right, and then we're still in trouble. Rebecca, thank you.

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