Hackers are bow making target to banks, recently we have seen couple of bank hack. Hackers got access to their sensitive information and published them publicly.
According to ibtimes news
Leaked Zip file contains sensitive financial information on tens of thousands of customers with a Sharjah-based InvestBank.
The published sensitive data contains folders called ‘Account Master‘, ‘Customer Master‘ and ‘Branch Master‘ and mainly consists of spreadsheets, PDF files and images allegedly plundered from an internal database. One document, titled ‘Cards‘ contains nearly 20,000 card numbers, while another holds over 3,000 individual bank statements – all watermarked with InvestBank logos.
A Twitter account using the name Bozkurt Hackers posted a link to the InvestBank dataset on 6 May. The post said “Full DB and files from InvestBank UAE” and was accompanied by a direct link to the Zip file.
According to analysis the data may contains
- Investors land documents
- Passport Details
- Scans of ID cards
- Insurance cards
- Credit card data
- Customer pictures
According to security team of BankInfoSecurity, who is analysing the contents of the data dump
The actual amount of credit card data leaked – both Visa and Mastercard – is closer to 100,000 records. While related expiry dates are shown in clear text, passwords and pinnumbers appear to be encrypted
Last December, a similar dataset alleging to contain records from a Sharjah-based InvestBank was uploaded to the internet after the bank refused to meet extortion demands of a hacker using the name ‘Buba‘.
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