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Can ATM Emergency PIN Systems Improve Safety?

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 7:39 AM
According to a FTC report, emergency PIN systems won't help make ATM users any safer against criminals. This Washington Post article reviews the FTC report and the concept of these systems:
An emergency PIN would allow a customer in trouble to enter some variation of the regular PIN to summon police. [...] The reverse PIN has been rumored for years to be installed on ATMs, but this is an urban legend.
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