As India struggles to cope with demonetisation and its effects, the country’s premier cyber security agency CERT-In (computer emergency response team) has warned of potential cyber attacks on micro ATMS and POS (point of sale) terminals by hackers. India witnessed a surprise currency crackdown last month when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Rs 1000 ($15, £11.5) and 500 note bills which were popular legal currency would be banned. As a result, people flocked to ATMs in need of liquid currency of other denominations and POS counters saw a surge in transactions.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times