My frequency of posting has dropped to the point where one would be forgiven for wondering if I was still alive. Well, rest assured that I'm not typing this from beyond the grave, it's just that Google is keeping me busy .
None the less, I was motivated to post this:
“consumers concerned about the scam should avoid PIN-based retail transactions, and chose instead to make signature-based, credit-card-style transactions when making purchases with debit or check cards at stores.”
Because, chip and pin is so much safer, right? No one could have predicted that putting people's pin numbers everywhere would make it easy to steal them.