In fact, most residents interviewed complained of feeling unsafe when attendants ask for their PIN numbers
DAMASCUS, (SANA) -- The Commercial Bank of Syria on Tuesday issued a warning to its clients that a gang of scammers that steal ATM cards or duplicate them or steal PIN numbers
from unwary clients making withdrawals from ATM machines.
It is always a good idea to be vigilant of your surroundings and protect your pin number
A CASHPOINT machine has become the perfect target for card thieves - because a "security" mirror shows Midland customers typing in their pin numbers
Carry information like your Social Security Number (SSN) or any PIN numbers
or passwords in your purse or wallet;
Do not write your PIN number
down in any way, shape or form.
I understand that in future I will have to know every pin number
to every card before I can venture into any shop, and I understand that this is all done for my own good, as the new chip is far more difficult to counterfeit and there is no such thing as a fake number.
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.
That way if someone's trying to use it to open a new account, transfer funds, or whatever, they couldn't do a thing without also providing that PIN number
they wouldn't have,'' she said.
Saving your personal banking details on your computer is as daft as keeping your credit card PIN number
on a slip of paper in your wallet," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant for Sophos Anti-Virus.
Cluley warned users that saving security details on a computer was comparable to 'keeping your credit card PIN number
on a slip of paper in your wallet'.