Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Page::start_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::start_lvl(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 576

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Page::end_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::end_lvl(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 576

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Page::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 576

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Page::end_el() should be compatible with Walker::end_el(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 576

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_PageDropdown::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 593

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Category::start_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::start_lvl(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 687

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Category::end_lvl() should be compatible with Walker::end_lvl(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 687

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Category::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 687

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_Category::end_el() should be compatible with Walker::end_el(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 687

Strict Standards: Declaration of Walker_CategoryDropdown::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el(&$output) in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/classes.php on line 710

Strict Standards: Redefining already defined constructor for class wpdb in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/wp-db.php on line 58

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/cache.php on line 99

Strict Standards: Redefining already defined constructor for class WP_Object_Cache in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/cache.php on line 404

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/query.php on line 21

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/corvillus/corvillus.com/wp-includes/theme.php on line 576
How much security do credit card signatures really give you? at Corvillus



I’ve always thought that credit card signatures were a bad form of payment validation, but this is ridiculous. This prankster here decides to see how far he can go with credit card signatures before anyone calls him on it. First he just modifies his signature a bit for a more artistic look. Then on another purchase, he just scribbles randomly on the line. After that, he decides to sign with a grid. Next, he signs with an X. Then he signs with a stick figure drawing. Anyway, he kept on running with more and more signatures that got crazier and crazier. Then he goes so far as to test the advice of credit card companies in his signatures. Eventually, he finally gets called on it, when he tries to buy 3 HDTVs from Circuit City under the signature “not authorized”.

Full story with pictures here [Zug, via Get Rich Slowly]


One Response to “How much security do credit card signatures really give you?”  

  1. No Comments

Leave a Reply