ATM fraud & ATM Hacking: Nowadays everyone has an ATM card. Withdrawing money became convenient, but withdrawing more money became easier for ATM thugs. Hundreds of cases of ATM card replacement, card cloning, and related cases are happening not only in Delhi NCR but in ATMs across India.t is possible that the ATM can be cheated with you too. Whether you have done the transaction or not. The ATM card will be in your pocket and the message emanating from the account on the mobile will be flashing. Do you know why?
According to the police officer, because India's ATM and its entire system is technically so unsafe that cyber fraud is a left-handed game. These revelations came from two ATM thugs arrested in Bulgaria recently. He was arrested by Delhi Police in June.
The accused told in interrogation that in Europe, ATMs are so safe due to technology that cloning or any disturbance is caught, while in India ATMs machines are so weak according to technology that it is very easy to cheat and withdraw money here is. These people were cheated on a large scale through ATM card cloning and skimming. The ATM safety feature was so unsafe that for three years, tourists used to come to India on visas and leave after being cheated.
How is ATM card cloning done
The first requirement for the cloning of ATMs, credit cards and debit cards is the skimmer. The skimmer is fitted into a swipe machine or ATM. All details are copied into the skimmer as soon as the card is swiped or used in an ATM. Fraudsters make a card clone by putting all the details of your card in an empty card through a computer or other methods. After this, money is withdrawn from the user's account in the country and abroad.
According to cyber experts, this is because people are becoming victims of cybercrime due to not being aware. Cyber gangs are quite active. His strings are directly linked to the masterminds of foreign cyber thugs. You can also get help from the National Cybercrime portal for increasing cases. You can get information on the toll-free number along with the compliant.
ATM Hacking: DCP of Delhi Police Cyber Cell, Anesh Roy told NBT that Delhi Police is going to take firm steps regarding ATM security soon. Public opinion and suggestions should be sought in this regard. Many have come. It is being scrutinized. Delhi Police will share the best suggestions to the concerned banks and RBI.
DCP Anwesh Roy gave people tips on caution through NBT. According to him, whenever using the ATM. Check if there is any device. Check yourself before inserting the card. Do not use the card if the skimming device is keypad loose. There may be a hidden camera there, to avoid this, cover it with the other hand while entering the password. Avoid using ATMs where two or three people are already standing. Do not seek help from anyone, nor give a card to anyone. These people change the card by confusing things.
How to be safe from Atm fraud
If the card is in your pocket, then still the money is gone. Imagine your card was cloned somewhere and data was stolen. Similarly, there is a disadvantage of credit cards. If there is an international credit card, then there is no need for PIN outside India. There is an increased risk. Use the card at a reliable place. Call customer care and get it blocked immediately. Change the password of the ATM after some time