SWIFT confirms new cyber thefts, hacking tactics

reuters.com | Tom Bergin and Jim Finkle  | Mon Dec 12, 2016

LONDON/BOSTON

Cyber attacks targeting the global bank transfer system have succeeded in stealing funds since February’s heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank as hackers have become more sophisticated in their tactics, according to a SWIFT official and a previously undisclosed letter the organization sent to banks worldwide.

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Bangladesh seeks FBI’s help in investigating central bank heist

Commuters pass by the front of the Bangladesh central bank building in Dhaka March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ashikur RahmanReuters.com | BY SERAJUL QUADIR | Sat Mar 19, 2016 6:33pm EDT

Bangladesh has formally sought assistance from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down the cyber crooks who stole $81 million from its central bank’s U.S. account, the interior minister said on Saturday. Baca lebih lanjut