Tag: PIN

PIN Community Pioneering Sharing Economy 2.0

Soon, Dubai will be the first city in the world to have self-flying taxis and Robocop. There is no more befitting place than Dubai to talk about advanced technologies and impactful projects. On December 13th, 2017, in a joyous event, PIN Community gathered 100 leaders from 20 countries at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dubai to share about the technologies of the future – Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), and Big Data …
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Assailants Abused IRS PIN Two-factor Authentication

By the look of things, the IRS PIN system has been hacked again. It is not the first time this has happened, and the government institution will remove the electronic filing PIN tool from the website and their toll-free phone number. The official explanation is how the IRS noticed some additional questionable activity, which is fed-speak for “we have been taken advantage of.” The IRS PIN system is not Very …
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Digitizing PINs for Cards Resembles Bitcoin Payment Approach

Traditional payment methods such as credit and debit cards offer very little protection regarding securing financial details. While cardholder information is stored on the chip embedded in these devices – or in the magnetic strip on the back – it’s not all that difficult to copy the details. When using the card at an ATM or payment terminal, users will need to enter a PIN. But what if that PIN …
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