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Date: 5 months ago   Category: Finances

Intelligence agencies of the USA have warned about the hacker attack to ATMs


FBI has distributed a warning to heads of credit institutions where reports about the preparing breaking. Hackers are going to get into the internal systems of bank and by means of a virus to withdraw money from account of card owners of the Photo: depositphotos.com the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the USA has warned banks about the preparing large-scale hacker attack. About it the researcher in the sphere of cyber security Brian Krebs has written in the blog. Hackers plan to devastate ATMs according to duplicates of real-life cards. For this purpose they are going to get into the internal systems of bank and by means of a virus to withdraw money from account of card owners. About five years ago the similar attacks to ATMs were exotic, but now banks constantly are exposed to them. For example, there is a group which successfully uses vulnerabilities of operating systems, sends the infected files and receives a large number of the infected computers, including personal computer of bank personnel under the control. Further access to these computers is sold to groups which are able to work with bank software. Such sale goes via certain underground websites and the black market of criminal services, the director of Positive Technologies of methodology and standardization Dmitry Kuznetsov:dmitry Kuznetsov the director of Positive Technologies of methodology and standardization "Someone says buys access to these computers, and the attack with withdrawal of funds from bank begins further. For this purpose the second group which has bought access to computers of bank selects passwords to a control system of ATMs, links the plastic card to customer accounts, gains a large number of accomplices who in due time approach ATMs, insert cards and withdraw money from the ATM. In record operation which was in 2013 in a night 13 million dollars have been removed". In case clients of bank lose money because of the hacker attack, the bank is obliged to offset such losses, but there are nuances depending on that how big money and how exactly they is stolen, the director of the Moscow office of the Tax Consulting UK company Eduard Savulyak:eduard Savulyak the director of the Moscow office of the Tax Consulting UK company "Frankly speaking, quite often says money hackers, how many the specific staff of banks steal not so much. This overwhelming number of cases. Naturally, money disappears not just, and on some basis also documents with signatures and orders of clients are forged. In this case it is necessary the client if a large sum to prove to bank that he didn't give such orders, and money has been written off without his permission. Banks, than more sum, can rest long enough, without court, unfortunately, can not manage. The less sum and the is more visible a hacker trace, the more often bankers take these losses "to themselves on a breast". One of the most known groups North Korean Lazarus has tried to bring 1 billion dollars out of the Central bank of Bangladesh two years ago. Operation has partially broken, nevertheless swindlers managed to receive 81 million dollars then. There is a wish ве

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