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Lachlan GunnBenAlpin Ltd - Perth

Heat from your fingers could disclose your PIN at an ATM

30 August 2011  |  4361 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Thermal cameras can apparently detect heat signatures from your fingers on the keys after you have left an ATM. The degree of heat residue can also indicate in which order you touched them! This technology will not work effectively on metal key pads, only on plastic ones, and the successs window is limited. The message "cover your PIN when ...

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Lachlan GunnBenAlpin Ltd - Perth

Do you get SMS alerts for debit card transactions?

18 August 2011  |  7197 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Does your bank provide SMS alerts for debit card transactions? If it does, do you use the service? According to an article in the Times of India, with effect from July 2011, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made it mandatory for ALL Indian banks to provide this service to debit card holders, and all debit card holders are required to register...

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