The Bank of Russia recorded cases of compromised card “the World”

The Bank of Russia recorded cases of compromised card “the World”


SAINT PETERSBURG, July 14. /TASS/. The Bank of Russia did not record cases where attackers cardholder data “the World”, told reporters Deputy head of the main Directorate of security and information protection, Bank of Russia Artem Sychev.

“Card “the World” is not compromised – given the fact that the volume released is quite large,” he said on the sidelines of the International financial Congress.

In General, can be compromised cards of all payment systems, said Sychev, however, compromised cards issued by Russian banks, as a rule, takes place outside of Russia. This situation, according to Sychev, established after Russia had passed legislation that allowed to increase the effectiveness of law enforcement against “skimmers” (skimming is the unauthorized reading of information from cards that allow attackers to access the accounts of their owners). Their focus has shifted to countries in southern Europe, said Sychev. “And there it does not matter what this card”, he said.

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