bangladesh bank account hacking

BB unlikely to extend FireEye contract for heist probe

Bangladesh's central bank is unlikely to extend the contract of US cyber security firm FireEye to investigate the electronic theft of $81 million of its money, sources at the bank say, citing...

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

BB heist: Govt determined to take steps against all, says Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that the government is determined to bring all those involved in stealing money from the central bank’s account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York – be it...

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

BB's instant steps helped avert large scale heist

Bangladesh Bank's prompt actions averted large scale hacking into its account with the New York Fed, Prime Minister Sheikh

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Bangladesh will get stolen funds back: Philippine justice dept

The Department of Justice (DOJ) assures that the money stolen by hackers from the Bangladesh Bank will be returned to its government as soon as possible but procedures have to be followed.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Philippine banks seen to address vulnerabilities vs fraud

Philippine banks are seen to reexamine vulnerabilities to potential fraudsters in order to avoid a repeat of the $81-million money-laundering scandal that has now become a global spectacle.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Bangladesh Bank exposed to hackers by cheap switches, no firewall: cops

Bangladesh's central bank was vulnerable to hackers because it did not have a firewall and used second-hand, $10 switches to network computers connected to the SWIFT global payment network, an...

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

BB heist: Panel submits report to ministry

A government-formed committee probing the US$101 million heist from Bangladesh central bank account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York submits its preliminary report.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Dhaka bank sent 3 urgent messages

Three messages sent by the Bangladeshi central bank to the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) on the morning of February 9, alerting the Yuchengco-controlled financial institution to the dubious...

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Stop payment orders from BB 'vague': RCBC

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) says the bank could have held the stolen US$81 million if only the Bangladesh Bank sent "high priority messages."

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

BB heist: WB for including casinos in Philippines dirty money law

The Philippines must make sure casinos are covered by anti-money laundering legislation, the World Bank says, joining calls for the government to better regulate its gambling industry after stolen...

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

BB fund heist: CID team to visit Philippines tomorrow

A three-member team of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will visit Philippines tomorrow night to coordinate with Philippine authorities on the money-laundering case over heist at Bangladesh...