Credit Card Phone Security

Last week I received a replacement credit card. Attached to the card was a sticker, telling me that I had to call the company so that they could register it’s safe arrival and enable it for my use. I called them immediately and we went through the usual security shenanigens (inside leg measurement, favourite adverb, […]

Chips, PINs and Security Cameras

My local convenience store is typical of any corner store; there’s perhaps 100 square meters of shop space, with security cameras at the end of each aisle and (as featured on every smash-and-grab TV show) extra cameras focused on the checkout. The cameras curtail shoplifting, and the new Chip and PIN payment system reduces fraud. […]