[access-uk] Re: Fw: Response from Lloyds TSB re chip & pin at home

Edxcept if it were in a shoe, the signature would have got wet and run off! 
Then the card would be useless and have to be replaced, but the chip would 
probably have survived, so the pin should still work!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Derek Hornby" <derek.hornby_uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 9:23 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Fw: Response from Lloyds TSB re chip & pin at home


> Hi Martin
> You  asked:
> "How can chip and signature be less secure than chip and pin?"
>
> If someone  stole a chip  and PIN  card, they would only be able to
> use it  in the shoos, if they knew the PIN.
>
> If someone  stole  a chip and signature card,  the thief could very
> easily  use in  in the shops  simply  by forging the  signature.
> So forging a signature is easier than being aware what  the pin is
> on  stolen card!
>
> Regards,
> Derek
>
> e-mail: derek.hornby_uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
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