After RBI made it compulsory to use PIN at every online transaction a virus named Dexter is spreading to steal your online private data.
The virus named 'Dexter, black POS, memory dump and grabber' can acquire seven aliases when infecting a system and once it is successful in breaching the security protocols of a POS terminal, it steals confidential data like card holder's name, account number, expiration date, CVV code and other discretionary information which could lead to financially compromising and phishing attacks on the card at a later stage.
Virus infects the system and compromise with the user privacy by stealing the private information of card holder to use it letter.
Cyber security Cells have detected virus in the Indian online banking transactions space and have alerted consumers who swipe debit or credit cards at shopping counters to make payments.
Posted 3 years, 3 months ago by News Reporter
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