Beware – hackers are going after ATMs in Pakistan
The Federal Research Agency (FIA) has arrested a man from Rawalpindi for fraud and recovered blank playing cards a magnetic strip reader a skimmer and different devices from his possession FIA Director Shakeel Durrani mentioned in a press convention on Friday.Saqibullaha resident of Rawalpindi was once arrested for making pretend bank cards and stealing bank card information as well as blackmailing girls the usage of their private videos.
The FIA director mentioned that the accused used to be involved with an Indian hacker Sorev in addition to Canadian Nigerian and Italian hackers. He was working a skimming fraud racket in Rawalpindi and Islamabad with their assistance. He also bought data to the hackers for cash Durrani said.He stated that the FIA used to be investigating the position of the accuses family members as he used their CNICs and faux credit cards of their name for his illicit operations. The FIA is also on the lookout for other accomplices. A first data report has been registered towards the accused he said.Incidents of ATM skimming fraud have made headlines not too long ago with Habib Bank Restricted confirming that over Rs10 million were stolen from 559 of its consumers’ debts through compromised cards. The transactions have been traced to Indonesia China and different countries an HBL authentic revealed.