Criminals finding new ways to steal PIN numbers

July 21, 2007

The fact that criminals are figuring out new methods to steal PIN numbers is nothing new. However I found the following tidbit interesting:

Usually the thieves will wait six months, most likely until a holiday weekend, to access people’s bank accounts. That way they have three or four days when the banks are closed and they can withdraw $1,000 each day from each account without the banks being open. (source)