Malware hit Hitachi Payments Services, 3.2 million cards affected

Press Trust of India reports:

Hitachi Payments Services on Thursday accepted its systems were compromised by a sophisticated malware in mid-2016, that led to one of the biggest cyber security breaches in the country with 3.2 million cards affected and a scare over security of card-based transactions.

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) had said over 600 customers had reported losses of at least Rs. 1.3 crore due to the breach.

[Rs 1.3 crore is $154,294.00 USD]

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