storing PINs of credit / EC cards with GnuPG
htd+ml at fritha.org
Mon Jul 10 20:00:48 CEST 2017
On 10.07.2017, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> This question is perhaps only for German users of GnuPG. In the past
> German banks and credit institutes prohibited the storing of PIN numbers
> etc. on personal computer systems
Does anybody care?
> even claiming that in the case of storing
> they would not have been responsible anymore for the abuse of stolen
> credit cards.
..what still has to be proofed in case this happens.
> What is the current situation about this issue in the German law if such
> PIN numbers are stored ciphered with GnuPG?
If storing the PIN on personal computers is prohibited, then... it's
Cheers, Heinz (not living in Germany and storing all PINs within a
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