[SPAM] Pressing CANCEL Button Twice At ATM Will Prevent Thieves From Stealing Your PIN

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[SPAM] Pressing CANCEL Button Twice At ATM Will Prevent Thieves From Stealing Your PIN

This post circulating on social media claiming to prevent thieves from stealing your Pin at ATM by pressing “CANCEL” button twice is fake. Please find more details at this article.

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Below post has been circulating on social media.

Always press ‘cancel’ button twice before inserting the card in ATM machine. If anyone has set up the key pad to steal your PIN code, this will cancel that set up. Please make it a habit and part of every transaction that you make. Please share with those about whom you care

Verification:  Pressing CANCEL button twice before inserting card  prevent stealing your PIN code is not true

Once again such post is viral on social media that gives us wrong information. RBI has not shared any such information. This is just a rumor as RBI doesn’t get into how an ATM functions. ATM functions depend on the Banks and the vendors who have given the ATM services.

While this is circulating on social media, we would like to inform you that there are ways fraud is being done in ATMs. Installation of Skimmer, Lebanese loop, an overlay on top of the numeric ATM pad to capture PINs, hidden cameras to record user keystrokes are few ways one can be looted at ATM. Be a little cautious about what you see and what you feel about the message you recieve. We need to receive and share the facts and just not the fakes.

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Post Date: 13 Dec 2018

Post ID: #70437

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