shoulder surfing


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shoulder surfing

n
(Law) informal a form of credit-card fraud in which the perpetrator stands behind and looks over the shoulder of the victim as he or she withdraws money from an automated teller machine, memorizes the card details, and later steals the card
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Apart from the ease of use, the NCR SelfServ 80 Series focuses on security; the recessed keyboard provides a natural PIN protection, while a picture-in-picture camera shows what's happening behind the user to prevent shoulder surfing.
RAC also aim to make people aware of criminal activity using a coin-drop distraction technique, shoulder surfing at cashpoints and theft of valuables from shoppers.
Beznosov and Beznosova (2007) defined human issues as those related to or concerned with a person, such as phishing or shoulder surfing.
It always is important to know who is around to avoid shoulder surfing or any other suspicious activities.
FIS Cardless Cash protects consumers by reducing risk of card skimming and shoulder surfing.
Shoulder surfing attack refers to issuing direct observation techniques, such as looking over someone's shoulder, to receive information.
If you have spotted shoulder surfing, call police on 101.
So they will either watch you at an ATM, known as shoulder surfing, or use a hidden camera to capture your code.
Shoulder Surfing Prevention: This is the measure for how the user can avoid losing the credentials caused by shoulder surfing.
With no card or PIN required, the solution eliminates the threats of card skimming and shoulder surfing at the ATM.
Chip and pin technology has seen crooks resorting to traditional methods such as distracting people out shopping and shoulder surfing at cashpoints in order to gain personal information.
Shoulder surfing has also been linked to a number of card thefts at supermarkets, said FFA UK.