4 Romanian people were charged with pocketing huge amount of money by hacking into the credit card processing systems of over 200 businesses.
Hackers remotely utilized point-of-sale systems of 150 Subway sandwich stores and 50 un-named retailers and robbing credit card data for over 80,000 clients, as per a federal indictment unsealed earlier this week.
They utilized the stolen account details to make illegal purchases worth huge amounts of money, prosecutors says. Hackers allegedly scanned the internet to recognize POS terminals that utilized certain remote desktop applications and then received illegal entry to them by speculating or brute forcing security passwords.
The indictment, submitted in US District Court in New Hampshire, known as Adrian-Tiberiu Oprea, 27, Iulian Dolan, 27, Cezar Iulian Butu, 26, and Florin Radu, 23. They’re each charged with 4 counts, including conspiracy to commit computer scams, wire scams, and two counts of conspiracy to commit scam in link with access system.