Hackers stole $45 million from thousands of A.T.M.’s in a matter of hours.
A team of 8 hackers started their operation, firstly targeting India, they infiltrate into a Indian credit card processing company that handles Visa and MasterCard prepaid debit cards. and stole about $5million. making 4,500 ATM transactions worldwide.
After the first target, they made 36,000 transactions worldwide and stole about $40 million in approximately 10 hours. including $2.4 million stolen from city of New York on Feb. 19.
The operation was well planned and included experts hackers as well as street criminals, who used that information to loot the ATM.