Tag Archives: attack

The lowest hanging card

The latest news on six second card hacking is very entertaining, and frankly, not reassuring. This thing is just as simple that it is stupid. The CVV2/CVC2 is a secret number computed by banks using a secret key, so they are validated by the issuing bank. Apparently, most (all?) of them have chosen not to […]

PINs still under attack!

This summer was very interesting for new attacks. There are two that I really liked, for very different reasons. They are also both attacks on PIN codes, yet they are quite different. The first one is an attack on ATMs, with a thermal camera, hoping that your fingers stay on the keys long enough to […]