Changing PINs of German bank card
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Wed Jul 12 11:42:11 CEST 2017
On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 1:51 PM, Binarus <lists at binarus.de> wrote:
> On 11.07.2017 20:38, MFPA wrote:
> > On Tuesday 11 July 2017 at 8:44:48 AM, in
> > <mid:3499376d-11fb-9854-688a-48e054166647 at binarus.de>, Binarus wrote:-
> >> I am not sure if this is an intentional limitation of
> >> the cards (to
> >> prevent users from choosing idiotic pins like 1234 or
> >> their birthday).
> > Surely things like 1234 can be prevented by software.
> But birthdays and the like probably not.
> Furthermore (not being sure, so read with care), I think that the bank
> does not know your pin, but it is stored in the banks' backends as some
> sort of hash, and this means that such software would have to run on the
> Such software can run on ATMs if that are the only places where one can
change the PIN.
And I don't think the bank needs the hash of the PIN. They may need the
hash of the key(s) protected by the PIN, however.
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