PIN number

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Noun1.PIN number - a number you choose and use to gain access to various accountsPIN number - a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
identification number, number - a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; "she refused to give them her Social Security number"
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Police said they believed the men had obtained her PIN number by spying on her while she made a payment inside the supermarket.
Text messages were reportedly received by a number of people in Bahrain claiming they had won an NBB cash prize and requesting them to use their ATM cards with a special pin number.
According to him, E-payment has come to stay with us, hence, the need for everyone to protect his or her PIN number at all times.
According to the ministry, the books have a security tag on the cover which when scratched will reveal a 16 digit pin number to ensure that only genuine books are bought.
After one time registration, Etisalat will send an SMS with PIN number to ensure safety and security.
Users need to register first and once the registration is done, Etisalat will send an SMS with PIN number.
"Shoulder surfing" is when people carefully look over your shoulder to watch you typing in your pin number at a till or cash point.
This means that unsuspecting members of the public would put their card into the machine and type in the PIN number as normal but when it came to collect their card and cash the card would appear trapped inside the machine and the screen would then show 'out of order'.
I'd already walked the length of the car park and decided to use a card, even though I have an antipathy towards such devices after an experience in York when, after an hour's search in that over-crowded city, I found a parking spot and walked 100 yards to a card machine that demanded my registration number as well as pin number.
Countless vulnerable people are being told to order goods from their catalogues in order to put them in a position to win large amounts of money, but no reputable firm will ask for your pin number.