According to Delhi Police cyber cell records, Nehra's list of victims reads out the who's who of e-commerce companies, from Make My Trip and to Amazon, Flipkart, Big Bazar, Reliance Digital, Myntra.
com, Dominos Pizzas, Prestige, Titan, Provogue and Shoppers Stop.
Nehra's game was up last week when a team of Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force busted a gang of five hackers for allegedly duping thousands of international account holders by shopping through leaked data of credit cards. TALENT TO CRIME"This is a classic case of a gifted mind taking up the criminal path," said UP STF's additional superintendent Triveni Singh who arrested Nehra last week.
"There are many young techies who are inspired from him.
We have several such young criminals on our radar and will soon start a crackdown against them."Describing his functioning, Singh said after finding loopholes in a payment gateway, Nehra would misuse the leaked data of international credit card users.
"They got international credit card details from darknet and some open forums, which are leaked by hackers by compromising card number, CVV and expiry date.
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Bangalore Police suspect Nehra was involved in a recent case where a hacker had given a 72-hour deadline to an online company asking it to cough up ,000 (Rs 3.22 lakh), failing which he would share their confidential information.
The company received a threat mail from a person who claimed himself as Sunny Nehra who claimed he had hacked and downloaded the vouchers.