Reply to post: Re: They won't steal my PIN

PINs easily pinched with iPhone-attached thermal imaging kit


Re: They won't steal my PIN

I'm with you on this one.

It seems to rely on the fact that it can recover the information for up to a minute after I've touched the keypad. Fair enough, but I don't touch the numeric keys just to enter my pin. I also touch them to enter the amount I want to withdraw, so in addition to the PIN there will also be the keys corresponding to the withdrawal amount.

Even if somebody photographed the keys over my shoulder (which I might notice!) immediately after I'd entered my PIN then they only have the four digits - they've still got to get them in the right order within three tries!

FAIL on all counts.

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