Pakistan: Banks Weren’t Hacked, But Card Details Leaked
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Pakistan says the nation’s banks have not been hacked, but adds that they are taking defensive steps after nearly 20,000 payment card details appeared for sale online. The State Bank of Pakistan says banks are implementing restrictions on international transactions.
The State Bank of Pakistan did note that one bank was reportedly compromised on Oct. 27, but says that a data breach did not occur. It did not provide further details. Instead, card details may have been harvested from ATMs or merchant point-of-sale machines in skimming attacks.
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