The Urals have lost 90 million from Bank cards because of cyberhawks

From Bank cards of the residents of the Urals Federal district without their consent was removed 90 million rubles during four thousand unauthorized transfers over the past year, reported “RG” in a press-service of the Ural management of the Central Bank.

Photo: iStock Roskoshestvo told how to recognize the letters from cyberhawks

Urals district was in third place after St. Petersburg and the Central Federal district (excluding Moscow region) by the number of illegal operations. Only in 2019 in the country through electronic means of payment were stealing 5.7 billion rubles, and in 69 percent of cases, fraudsters used social engineering techniques: fraudulently asked to make a transfer from a credit card.

– Most people are deceived when shopping online stores: for CNP transactions in the total number of operations in Russia, accounting for 65%, the average amount stolen – 8 thousand rubles. On the second and third place cost of the operation without the consent of customers in the system of remote banking services (28 per cent) and operations systems (7 percent), where the sum is from 13 thousand roubles, – tell in GU the Central Bank of the Ural.

In the Urals in the number of lost cash is the leader of the Sverdlovsk oblast, where the owners of Bank cards have made two thousand of transfers worth more than 70 million rubles. It is followed by Tyumen (13,7 million) and Chelyabinsk region (5,6 million).

Photo: iStock Fraudsters stole money from Bank cards of participants in online lotteries

Employees of the Bank of Russia suggest to citizens not to tell anyone its aand personal data, which includes the card number, as well as messages with the code, and to connect SMS-notification about operations. And for online shopping use of personal devices and checked web resources, checking their official name, because fraudsters can make duplicates of sites.

As previously wrote “RG” in management of the Affairs of the Yekaterinburg please do not trust calls “Bank” of workers that say about the card fraud. Noticing suspicious activity with your accounts, it is better to call directly to the Bank.