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  • Bangladesh Bank

    BB Cyber Heist: Malware sent to BB network thru' emails

    It looked like any other email job-seekers send. The sender Rasel Ahlam attached a cover letter and a resume apparently hoping for a call for a personal interview.

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    BB to sue Manila-based RCBC

    Bangladesh Bank decides to sue the Manila-based Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation against its role in stealing $81 million from the BB's account at the New York Fed more than two years ago.

  • Spooked by Bangladesh heist, Asian security summit works on cybersecurity

    Alarmed by the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank in February, one of the world's biggest ever cyber heists, cybersecurity is among the top concerns discussed at Singapore's annual Shangri-La Dialogue Asian security summit. For the first time, the conference allots one of its six special sessions to cybersecurity.

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    SWIFT to unveil new security plan after BB heist

    The SWIFT secure messaging service that underpins international banking says it is planning to launch a new security programme as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of the Bangladesh Bank heist.

  • Bangladesh Bank

    Bangladesh Bank heist trail goes cold in Manila as probes falter

    More than three months have passed since $81 million was stolen in a brazen cyber-heist from Bangladesh's central bank and sent to Manila - yet authorities in the Philippines appear no closer to nabbing those who laundered most of the money through a bank and casinos.

  • Bangladesh Bank

    BB heist: Manila court asked to extend preservation order on stolen funds

    The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) asks the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 53 to extend the provisional asset preservation order (PAPO) issued by the court on the money received by casino junket operator Kam Sin “Kim” Wong.

  • Instant BB measures prevented larger heist: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says instant and proper measures taken by the Bangladesh Bank after the heist from its fund with Federal Reserve Bank of New York prevented hacking of a larger sum of money.

  • BB heist: Chinese trader returns $4.34m

    Casino junket operator Kim Wong returns another $4.34 million to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), which was believed to be part of the alleged $81-million stolen funds from the Bangladesh’s central bank.

  • Bangladesh Bank

    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 provenance of the $81 million that was later revealed to be the largest money laundering caper in Philippine history.

  • Handover of BB missing millions to take a little time: Ambassador

    It will "take a little time" before Bangladesh central bank gets back a portion of its missing millions.