Changing PINs of German bank card

Binarus lists at
Thu Jul 13 08:25:43 CEST 2017

On 13.07.2017 01:19, MFPA wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 July 2017 at 6:51:42 AM, in
> <mid:109b00fe-7524-69e7-a3cd-94156eef75b0 at>, Binarus wrote:-
>> and this means that such software would
>> have to run on the
>> card.
> Or The ATM.

You are right. The ATM will get hold of the PIN in clear in case the
user wants to change it, because the user has to type it then. The ATM
theoretically could check the PIN for certain criteria in that moment,
and refuse it if appropriate.

> But maybe chip and PIN cards have the capacity.

Wherever it might run: I never have heard about a bank having
implemented such checks ...



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