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Hackers Only Need Seconds to Figure Out Card Details

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Hackers Only Need Seconds to Figure Out Card Details

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Experts from Newcastle University in England has found that hackers only need six seconds to figure out the card number, expiry date, and security code for a Visa debit or credit card by simple guesswork, according to a report from The Telegraph. According to figures from the Office of National Statistics, in the U.K. the number of bank account fraud cases reported up to June 2016, from the beginning of the year, amounted to over 2.3 million. The researchers found that all that a hacker needs is a computer and an Internet connection. It is believed that hackers simply utilize what is…

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