Card data of 20,000 Pakistani bank users sold on dark web: report

Dunya News reports:

Echoes pertaining to the sale of Pakistani bank users’ credit and debit cards in black market continues to resonate.

An international report suggests that the card data of at least 20,000 Pakistani bank users have been sold at the dark web. It includes 22 Pakistani banks and 19,864 cards.

In the first phase, data of 8864 cards was sold on dark web on October 26. Later the information of additional 11,000 cards was sold on October 31.

The data was sold in auction style whereas the price of the card ranged between 100-160 dollars as per credit limit. The report revealed that international cyber criminals also had local assistance.

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In related news, The News reports:

In an explosive disclosure, an official of Federal Investigation Agency has said that the data of major Pakistani banks have been hacked

According to FIA Cyber Crimes Director (retd) Capt Mohammad Shoaib, the banks have not shared the details with the authorities, however, the investigations conducted by the agency confirmed the incidents of data theft of ‘almost all’ banks.

Read more on The News.

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