Cyber crimes on the rise

US Investigators said Thursday a gang hit cash machines in 27 countries in two attacks – the first netting $5 million in December and then $40 million in February in a 10-hour spree that involved about 36,000 transactions.Hackers got into bank databases, eliminated withdrawal limits on prepaid debit cards and created access codes. Others loaded that data onto any plastic card – even a hotel keycard – with a magnetic stripe.

Source: Cyber crimes on the rise

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