Russians warned of a new way to steal money from Bank cards

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Scammers have found a new way to steal money from Bank cards — simulating a call from the security services, they use the robot, the newspaper “Izvestia”.

In dialogue with the “client” scammers are trying to get confirmation code from SMS. In case of doubt, the victim asked to code the “voice recognition system”. This scheme is actively used in the spring of 2019.

The interviewed experts also warned that scammers may use the sound of the answering machine, and a fake noise of a call center background as “psychological tricks”.

In early August, it was reported that crooks had off with Bank card of the Muscovite 3.5 million rubles. According to “Izvestia” the theft of funds occurred using the described scheme.

The attackers called the man with the numbers Bank, introduced his staff and told about the attempt of unauthorized debit from the account. The scammers sent a man four SMS with a password, who then asked to pronounce.

When a client alert, introduced himself as an employee of the Bank switched the conversation to the robot. Then the man announced code after the tone, and the money flowed from card in several tranches.

In 2018, the scammers were able to steal from the maps the Russians 1.4 billion — almost 1.5 times more than in 2017. the majority of cases of theft associated with the use of social engineering techniques.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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