[time-nuts] Re: GPS Leap Second

John Ackermann N8UR jra at febo.com
Fri Aug 5 13:35:13 EDT 2005

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <42F3A1E5.80707 at febo.com>, John Ackermann N8UR writes:
>>>>The first big test was when New Zealand turned
>>>>over, and we had a guy standing in front of an ATM to do a test
>>>>transaction ASAP.  Fortunately, it worked. :-)
>>>Did he get to keep the money?
>>I think it was his own account... but I think to make up for it, he
>>might have been on local TV.
> Sounds like a bargain "And make sure they are zoomed in on the ATM
> all the time so they can see you don't cheat.  Too bad about your
> PIN code though..." :-)

I see much more info than I would like to about ATM "skimming" and other
fraud.  The bad guys are very, very creative -- and some of them are
pretty talented hackers (both hardware and software).

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