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X-Ray Scans Expose an Ingenious Chip-and-Pin Card Hack

X-Ray Scans Expose an Ingenious Chip-and-Pin Card Hack

A team of French forensic researchers dissect a sophisticated card fraud ring.

The post X-Ray Scans Expose an Ingenious Chip-and-Pin Card Hack appeared first on WIRED.

Hacker Lexicon: What Are Chip and PIN Cards?

Hacker Lexicon: What Are Chip and PIN Cards?

The chip generates a one-time transaction code on in-store purchases that, combined with a customer’s PIN, makes stolen data less useful to card thieves.

The post Hacker Lexicon: What Are Chip and PIN Cards? appeared first on WIRED.