An article relating to this blog post on Finextra:
Toys R Us shoppers hit by Eftpos skimmers
Police in Sweden are warning shoppers who bought goods in two Toys R Us stores in the last few weeks to cancel their bank cards after skimming equipment used to steal data was found on Eftpos terminal...
Toys R US' comments made me laugh. If police found that the skimming device was used to save PIN and card numbers (meaning that Toys R Us accepts pin authenticated card transactions), then why would Toys R US comment that it wants to see CHIP and PIN introduced
in Sweden? So that there will be more standalone terminals requiring PIN and deliver more 'cherry trees' to fraudsters?
Besides, that has nothing to do with the breach that they have in their systems.
Or are they simply using the same homage to Chip and PIN that TJX had to deliver as part of their settlement with VISA? Oh my...