Reply to post: "fake credit card numbers"

Boffins find that over nine out of ten 'ethical' hackers are being a bit naughty when it comes to cloud services

Pascal Monett Silver badge

"fake credit card numbers"

The fact that fake card numbers exist and can be used points to a lack of security on the part of banks. In Luxembourg, it is not enough to have a credit card for online transactions anymore. I have a USB-like token that, on the press of a button, gives me a 6-digit PIN code that I have to enter to validate my purchase.

If banks all over the world adopted that level of functionality, the fake card issue would disappear by itself.

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