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Bdnews24.com
Atiur Rahman blames global money transfer system for heistthat could economically marginalise certain parts of the world. A spokeswoman
Atiur Rahman blames global money transfer system for heist
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
that could economically marginalise certain parts of the world. A spokeswoman for SWIFT — which stands for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication — declined to comment on Atiur Rahman’s remarks but told NYT : “Security... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Companies beef up security as malware threats evolvesoftware. Some new malware appears to have been custom-built to use the global
Companies beef up security as malware threats evolve
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
software. Some new malware appears to have been custom-built to use the global network known as Swift (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication). Mr Khongsak said hackers are now shifting to a new type of attack on web... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
After Bangladesh: How a massive hack shook the banking worldprimarily Russian-led groups which draw participants from Europe and Asia. Swi
After Bangladesh: How a massive hack shook the banking world
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
primarily Russian-led groups which draw participants from Europe and Asia. Swift – which stands for the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication – has emphasized that none of its core systems were infiltrated by the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Here's How You'll Make And Save Money In The Futurean award-winning futurist and expert on the future of financial transactions. S
Here's How You'll Make And Save Money In The Future
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 14 days ago
an award-winning futurist and expert on the future of financial transactions. She has consulted at SWIFT (the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Transfers) and spoken at SXSW, TEDxZwolle and Sibos. She’s also the producer of an upcoming... Read more
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The Hill
Senate to punt on Cyber Command fightto a recent series of digital bank heists and working to prevent new ones. He s
Senate to punt on Cyber Command fight
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
to a recent series of digital bank heists and working to prevent new ones. He sent letters to SWIFT -- the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication -- and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last month. The letters are in... Read more
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The Hill
Vote on Cyber Command elusiveto a recent series of digital bank heists and working to prevent new ones. He s
Vote on Cyber Command elusive
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
to a recent series of digital bank heists and working to prevent new ones. He sent letters to SWIFT — the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication — and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last month. The letters are in... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
U.S. banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million — and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is
U.S. banks told to check security before hackers strike
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 16 days ago
$100 million — and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank’s credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
US banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done i
US banks told to check security before hackers strike
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank's credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
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16d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
US banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done i
US banks told to check security before hackers strike
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank's credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
US banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done i
US banks told to check security before hackers strike
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 days ago
$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank's credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
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16d
KXLY-TV Spokane
US banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done i
US banks told to check security before hackers strike
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank's credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
8 related stories
16d
KTVZ Bend
US banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done i
US banks told to check security before hackers strike
KTVZ Bend / Posted 16 days ago
$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank's credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
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16d
KRDO Colorado Springs
US banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done i
US banks told to check security before hackers strike
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 16 days ago
$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank's credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
8 related stories
16d
News Channel 12 New Bern
US banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done i
US banks told to check security before hackers strike
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 days ago
$100 million -- and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank's credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
8 related stories
17d
FOX 6 Milwaukee
US banks told to check security before hackers strike$100 million — and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is
US banks told to check security before hackers strike
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 17 days ago
$100 million — and so far, getting away with it. What the hackers have done is steal a bank’s credentials from SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions, in order to make transfers. The hacks have exposed a... Read more
8 related stories
17d
The Hill
FBI warned banks after $81M cyber heistthieves exploited a flaw in a widely used client banking payment information ne
FBI warned banks after $81M cyber heist
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
thieves exploited a flaw in a widely used client banking payment information network from the Brussels-based Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), a collective owned by more than 3,000 financial institutions. Banks... Read more
18d
The Hill
Lawmakers divided over Pentagon's Cyber Commandthe cyber thieves re-submitted the requests with the correct formatting. The re
Lawmakers divided over Pentagon's Cyber Command
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
the cyber thieves re-submitted the requests with the correct formatting. The requests were authenticated by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), an international network used by banks to exchange information about... Read more
18d
The Hill
Cyber Command divides lawmakersthe cyber thieves re-submitted the requests with the correct formatting. The re
Cyber Command divides lawmakers
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
the cyber thieves re-submitted the requests with the correct formatting. The requests were authenticated by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), an international network used by banks to exchange information about... Read more
18d
Business Insurance
N.Y. Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved the moneybrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
N.Y. Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved the money
Business Insurance / Posted 18 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
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CNBC
NY Fed first rejected cyberheist transfers, then moved $81 millionbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
NY Fed first rejected cyberheist transfers, then moved $81 million
CNBC / Posted 19 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
19 related stories
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Business Insider
Hackers got the New York Fed to transfer them $81 million — but first they were rejectedbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
Hackers got the New York Fed to transfer them $81 million — but first they were rejected
Business Insider / Posted 19 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
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The Huffington Post
How The N.Y. Fed Missed Red Flags And Gave Cyber-Thieves $81 Millionbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
How The N.Y. Fed Missed Red Flags And Gave Cyber-Thieves $81 Million
The Huffington Post / Posted 19 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
19 related stories
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Reuters
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved $81 millionbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved $81 million
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
19 related stories
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Zero Hedge
The Rise Of The Meta Criminal: Is The NSA Manipulating The Stock Market?to documents seen by SPIEGEL.” “The NSA’s Tracfin data bank also contained dat
The Rise Of The Meta Criminal: Is The NSA Manipulating The Stock Market?
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
to documents seen by SPIEGEL.” “The NSA’s Tracfin data bank also contained data from the Brussels-based Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), a network used by thousands of banks to send transaction information... Read more
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Newsmax
NY Fed First Rejected Cyber-heist Transfers, Then Moved $81 Millionbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
NY Fed First Rejected Cyber-heist Transfers, Then Moved $81 Million
Newsmax / Posted 21 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
19 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved US$81 millionbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved US$81 million
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
19 related stories
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Bdnews24.com
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved $81 millionbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of glob
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved $81 million
Bdnews24.com / Posted 21 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
19 related stories
21d
Reuters
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved $81 millionbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved $81 million
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
19 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved US$81mbrought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of globa
NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved US$81m
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
brought scrutiny on the SWIFT messaging system. SWIFT is a cooperative of global banks formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and its transaction system was used as a conduit for one of the largest... Read more
19 related stories
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The Washington Times
House panel probes N.Y. Fed over $81 million bank heistthat was exploited by the hackers who stole $81 million in February from the Ba
House panel probes N.Y. Fed over $81 million bank heist
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
that was exploited by the hackers who stole $81 million in February from the Bank of Bangladesh. SWIFT, or the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, is used by thousands of banks internationally to securely send and receive... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US Congress probes New York Fed's handling of Bangladesh Bank heist: Lettersystems, and that Bangladesh Bank's systems appeared to be the "weak link" in t
US Congress probes New York Fed's handling of Bangladesh Bank heist: Letter
Bdnews24.com / Posted 23 days ago
systems, and that Bangladesh Bank's systems appeared to be the "weak link" in the February attack. SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, last week urged banks to bolster their security, saying it was aware of... Read more
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23d
Reuters
Congress probes NY Fed's handling of Bangladesh Bank heist: lettersystems, and that Bangladesh Bank's systems appeared to be the "weak link" in t
Congress probes NY Fed's handling of Bangladesh Bank heist: letter
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
systems, and that Bangladesh Bank's systems appeared to be the "weak link" in the February attack. SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, last week urged banks to bolster their security, saying it was aware of... Read more
8 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
US Congress probes NY Fed's handling of Bangladesh Bank heist - lettersystems, and that Bangladesh Bank's systems appeared to be the "weak link" in t
US Congress probes NY Fed's handling of Bangladesh Bank heist - letter
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
systems, and that Bangladesh Bank's systems appeared to be the "weak link" in the February attack. SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, last week urged banks to bolster their security, saying it was aware of... Read more
8 related stories
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Market Watch
House committee opens probe into New York Fed’s role in cybertheftin New York to private bank accounts in the Philippines. The hackers used a me
House committee opens probe into New York Fed’s role in cybertheft
Market Watch / Posted 23 days ago
in New York to private bank accounts in the Philippines. The hackers used a message system operated by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, or Swift. Some attempted transfers from the Bangladesh Bank were blocked by... Read more
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NBC News
Congress Probes New York Fed Over $80M Cyberheistthat the New York Fed has a role in overseeing the Belgium based consortium. S
Congress Probes New York Fed Over $80M Cyberheist
NBC News / Posted 23 days ago
that the New York Fed has a role in overseeing the Belgium based consortium. SWIFT, formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, has struggled to push the normally secretive international banks it works... Read more
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23d
CNBC
Congress launches probe of NY Fed over handling of $80M cyberheistthat the New York Fed has a role in overseeing the Belgium based consortium. S
Congress launches probe of NY Fed over handling of $80M cyberheist
CNBC / Posted 23 days ago
that the New York Fed has a role in overseeing the Belgium based consortium. SWIFT, formally known as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, has struggled to push the normally secretive international banks it works... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Juha Saarinen: Lessons from the big bank SWIFT heistNew York Federal Reserve account. Photo / Getty Images Have you come across a
Juha Saarinen: Lessons from the big bank SWIFT heist
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
New York Federal Reserve account. Photo / Getty Images Have you come across a banking cooperative called the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication? No? Actually, you probably have, if your bank has sent or received money... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Finger pointed at North Korea as Swift malware attacks hit 12 banksUp to a dozen banks may have been targeted using malware to steal funds using t
Finger pointed at North Korea as Swift malware attacks hit 12 banks
SiliconANGLE / Posted 25 days ago
Up to a dozen banks may have been targeted using malware to steal funds using the The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Swift) platform, as one report claims that North Korea may be behind the attacks. “The emergence of... Read more
25d
Bdnews24.com
Probe body hints at involvement of insiders in Bangladesh Bank heistresponsibility.” He, however, said Bangladesh Bank’s ‘future problems will hav
Probe body hints at involvement of insiders in Bangladesh Bank heist
Bdnews24.com / Posted 25 days ago
responsibility.” He, however, said Bangladesh Bank’s ‘future problems will have to be solved’ in cooperation with SWIFT (Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication). Neither the finance minister nor the probe body chief has disclosed who... Read more
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Business Insurance
Cyber firms say Bangladesh hackers have attacked other Asian banksagainst a bank involving fraudulent messages on the SWIFT payments network, one
Cyber firms say Bangladesh hackers have attacked other Asian banks
Business Insurance / Posted 26 days ago
against a bank involving fraudulent messages on the SWIFT payments network, one dating back to 2013. SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, urged banks this week to bolster their security, saying it was aware of... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Heist financewhen the theft involves hijacking banks’ connections to the global payments sys
Heist finance
Namibia Economist / Posted 26 days ago
when the theft involves hijacking banks’ connections to the global payments system. This week the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT), a network that thousands of banks around the world use to move... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Lessons from a Bank HeistSwift can’t do it alone. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecom
Lessons from a Bank Heist
Manila Standard Today / Posted 27 days ago
Swift can’t do it alone. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, an organization that enables money transfers worldwide, has come under fire after a rash of bank hackings—some of which bear fingerprints of nation-states... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
SWIFT eyes new technology to spot cyber theftpotential to develop new tools that could allow it to spot fraudulent payment i
SWIFT eyes new technology to spot cyber theft
Manila Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
potential to develop new tools that could allow it to spot fraudulent payment instructions. Historically, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication’s (SWIFT) core business has focused on simply passing authenticated messages... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Global banking system under attack – what you need to knowdoubt the FBI’s assertion that North Korea hacked Sony. 4. SWIFT was not hacke
Global banking system under attack – what you need to know
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 28 days ago
doubt the FBI’s assertion that North Korea hacked Sony. 4. SWIFT was not hacked. A key role here is played by SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions. It’s how banks send money to each other. SWIFT makes... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH banks under attack by hackersin an interview. Chien said if North Korea was responsible for the hacks on ba
PH banks under attack by hackers
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
in an interview. Chien said if North Korea was responsible for the hacks on banks via the Swift (or the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) messaging network, it would represent the first known episode of a... Read more
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Business Insurance
Cyber firms say Bangladesh hackers have attacked other Asian banksagainst a bank involving fraudulent messages on the SWIFT payments network, one
Cyber firms say Bangladesh hackers have attacked other Asian banks
Business Insurance / Posted 28 days ago
against a bank involving fraudulent messages on the SWIFT payments network, one dating back to 2013. SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, urged banks this week to bolster their security, saying it was aware of... Read more
31 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
SWIFT eyes new technology to spot cyber theftpotential to develop new tools that could allow it to spot fraudulent payment i
SWIFT eyes new technology to spot cyber theft
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
potential to develop new tools that could allow it to spot fraudulent payment instructions. Historically, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication's (SWIFT) core business has focussed on simply passing authenticated messages... Read more
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29d
The Register
FOURTH bank hit by SWIFT hackerswas responsible for this attack.How deep does the rabbit hole go? Evidence is
FOURTH bank hit by SWIFT hackers
The Register / Posted 29 days ago
was responsible for this attack.How deep does the rabbit hole go? Evidence is emerging that the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecom) attacks began as far back as October 2015 when the Philippines bank was first hit, two... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Swift hack probe expands to 12 more bankshave responded to the breaches, click here. The Brussels-based interbank coope
Swift hack probe expands to 12 more banks
Manila Bulletin / Posted 29 days ago
have responded to the breaches, click here. The Brussels-based interbank cooperative, whose full name is the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, has warned that there may have been more breaches than the three already... Read more
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The Economic Times
Cyber firms say hackers who stole Bangladesh central bank have attacked other Asian banksagainst a bank involving fraudulent messages on the SWIFT payments network, one
Cyber firms say hackers who stole Bangladesh central bank have attacked other Asian banks
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
against a bank involving fraudulent messages on the SWIFT payments network, one dating back to 2013. SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, urged banks this week to bolster their security, saying it was aware of... Read more
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