May 20, 2016Blog Posts

Hackers stole millions in third attack on global banking system


If three makes a trend, then it’s official: The global banking system is under attack. The methods used by hackers to attack banks in Vietnam and Bangladesh appear to have been deployed over a year ago in a heist in Ecuador. The January 2015 attack on Banco del Austro is described in a lawsuit filed by the bank in a New York federal court. It ended with thieves transferring $12 million to accounts in Hong Kong, Dubai, New York and Los Angeles, according to court documents.


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