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Exclusive: Target hackers stole encrypted bank PINs - source
post 12/21/17, 01:52 AM
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By Jim Finkle and David Henry BOSTON/NEW YORK - The hackers who attacked Target Corp and compromised up to 40 million credit cards and debit cards also managed to steal encrypted personal identification numbers (PINs), according to a senior payments executive familiar with the situation. One major U.S. bank fears that the thieves would be able to crack the encryption code and make fraudulent withdrawals from consumer bank accounts, said the executive, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the data breach is still under investigation. Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said "no unencrypted PIN data was accessed" and there was no evidence that PIN data has been "compromised." She confirmed that some "encrypted data" was stolen, but declined to say if that included encrypted PINs.

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post 12/13/18, 05:03 AM
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I would this is one of the greatest hack that hackers did in banking sectors.Hackers have challenged the security techniques which I have read in the edubirdie news side.I also got some of tips about the hacking and how to secure from these type of things.

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