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Sberbank employee leaks data of 60 million credit cards

Christian Fernsby |
In the evening of October 2, 2019, Sberbank became aware of a possible leak of credit card accounts, which affects at least 200 customers of the bank, the company said.

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Topics: SBERBANK    DATA    LEAK   

An official investigation is currently underway and its results will be announced additionally.

The main version of the incident is the deliberate criminal actions of one of the employees, since external penetration into the database is impossible due to its isolation from the external network.

Russian newspaper Kommersant got access to a fragment of the database.

The publication reports about 60 million credit card data, including 18 million cards that are still active.

Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) has already blocked the webpage, which sold the personal data of the bank's customers.

The fragment of data, that the newspaper has, consists of 200 customers.

There is information about their full name, numbers of cards and phones, information on financial transactions.

The Ural territorial Bank of Sberbank serves all of them.

DeviceLock company founder Ashot Hovhannisyan says that his organization has analyzed about 240 records out of an estimated 60 million.

According to him, all the data belongs to real people.

September 1, 2019

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