The thief stands behind you and reads pin number.
CRYPTO-MAS is a Managed Authentication Service that protects companies and their employees against shoulder surfing
, social engineering, and other forms of password theft by using token-based two-factor authentication in combination with a Personal Identification Numbers (PINs).
From card cloning to shoulder surfing
, gangs are now responsible for skimming off tens of thousands of euro from Irish bank accounts daily.
Cashpoint/ATM fraud: The main techniques used are the Lebanese loop, shoulder surfing
and the dropped money scam, often in conjunction with each other.
From shoulder surfing
thieves to online hackers, providing your personal information may not be as safe as you think.
PHYSIOTHERAPIST Mike Squirrell, 28, became a sports injuries specialist after hurting his shoulder surfing
But this is just one of a number of cashpoint cons - others include Shoulder Surfing
- crook stands close to you and watches as the PIN is tapped in.
They guard against shoulder surfing
by making the PIN pad visible only to the ATM user.
sees a criminal standing close to get the PIN then distracting you to steal the card.
Two-factor authentication helps prevent data from being accessed via key loggers, shoulder surfing
, or social engineering.
The PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR addresses threats posed by shoulder surfing
by requiring users to authenticate themselves using the palm vein scanner, rendering password information virtually useless for a would-be hacker.