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Security cracks feared in up to 3.2 million Indian Debit Cards: Report

The move comes on a daily basis when the country’s No. one investor state bank of India same that it had blocked cards of bound customers.

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New Delhi: A slew of banks in India can either replace or raise client to vary the protection codes of as several as 3.2 million debit cards on fears of potential breaches, in keeping with a report on Thursday.

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The move comes on a daily basis when the country’s No. one investor state bank of India same that it had blocked cards of bound customers.

Of the debit cards affected, 2.6 million are on Visa and MasterCard platforms, while 600,000 are on the home-grown RuPay platform, the report same citing unnamed individuals attentive to the matter.

The worst-hit of the card-issuing banks are state bank of India, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, affirmative Bank and Axis Bank, the paper same. affirmative Bank same during a statement on Thursday it had proactively undertaken a review of its ATMs and located no proof of any breach.

SBI had on weekday same that it had been well-read by card network suppliers a couple of potential risk to some cards, and was commutation those cards as a precautional live.

Other banks failed to right away answer requests for comment. there have been 697.2 million debit cards in India as of end-July, in keeping with information from the central bank.

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