After initially lying, he admitted "targeting and stealing bank cards and PIN numbers
from customers," said Mr King.
We agree that PIN numbers
must be entered by card holder themselves in order to maintain one's privacy and security.
It also recommended that the original envelope containing the PIN number
issued with the card not be kept in the same place as the card, and instructed not to swipe the card in any unknown devices attacked to ATMs and never give the card and the PIN number
to anyone, regardless who they are.
It is always a good idea to be vigilant of your surroundings and protect your pin number
Another part of the device contains a pinhole camera which records people entering their pin numbers
She added: "People should be aware that when using ATMs, they should cover their hand so that no-one can see them putting in their pin number
But a spokesman for the Association of Payment Clearing Services, which is responsible for Chip and Pin, said: 'Chip and Pin is not going to disadvantage anyone - it's giving them another option, as some people who can't sign find they can use a Pin number
Keep your PIN number
hidden when you use an ATM or public telephone;
And shock turned to dismay when Abbey National told him because he had his PIN number
in his wallet, he is liable for the debt.
Remembering one pin number
for cash is one thing, asking me to remember more than one is an impossibility.
The thieves work in small groups and single out customers at bank machines where they 'shoulder surf' card users as they key in their four digit pin number
He somehow got both the ATM card and the four-digit pin number
for accounts, mostly at credit unions, Williams said.