The Central Bank has said the emergence of a new way of stealing money from ATMs. If before the fraudsters had to install a special reader, now they have learned to read the cards remotely
The Central Bank of Russia reported about scams invented a new way to steal money from Bank cards through ATMs. This was announced by Deputy head of the main Directorate of security and information protection, Bank of Russia Artem Sychev at the XIX all-Russian banking conference, reports TASS.
According to Sychev, we are talking about a completely new way of embezzlement of funds – the wireless. “We always, when talking about the skimming, noted that the attacker needs to put something on the ATM, and now a new technology has emerged, the wireless” — leads the Agency of his word.
Sychev said that the monitoring Centre and response to computer attacks in the financial sphere FinCert the Bank of Russia informed the banks about a new way of fraud.
In addition, the representative of the Central Bank spoke about receiving information from Interpol about the compromise of a large amount of Russian Bank cards. “Periodically, we receive information about targeted issues. For example, the latest receipt of information from Interpol. A fairly large amount of compromised cards of Russian users on Russian banks,” — said Sychev (quoted by “Interfax”).
He stressed that this information was also brought to the “participating in the information exchange, whose blocks of cards have been exposed by hackers”.