bb heist

No plan to sue Fed, SWIFT: BB

Bangladesh's central bank says it has reversed its plans to sue the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the SWIFT money transfer network, and instead intends to seek their help recovering $81...

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

SWIFT fights to restore faith after BB heist

The chief executive of secure messaging system SWIFT says the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank, by criminals sending fraudulent payment instructions via SWIFT, would force...

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Govt probe hints at BB officials' links

A government panel probing the $101 million Bangladesh Bank heist blamed the theft on SWIFT again and hinted for the first time at the involvement of central bank officials in its final report...

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

BB heist linked to Philippines attack, Sony hack: Symantec

Hackers who stole $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank have been linked to another cyber attack, this time on a bank in the Philippines, in addition to the 2014 hack on Sony Pictures...

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

BB heist: $38m still missing from stolen funds

Almost half or a total of $38 million of the $81 million funds allegedly stolen from Bangladesh are still missing, an official of the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) tells a Philippine Senate...

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

BB heist: Dhaka asks SWIFT to give access to technicians

Bangladesh asks SWIFT to help its police question technicians sent by the global financial network to Dhaka to connect a new bank transaction system months before February's $81 million cyber...

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Probe body blames SWIFT for BB heist

Global financial network SWIFT is primarily responsible for the hacking of Bangladesh central bank reserve, says head of the committee probing into one of the biggest cyber-heists in the world....

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

2nd bank faced malware attack

Investigators probing the cyber heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank yesterday connected it to the hack at Sony Corp's

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

N Korean, Pakistani hackers involved

Forensic investigators examining the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank's account with the New York Fed have

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

NY Fed, BB, SWIFT to work jointly

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bangladesh Bank and SWIFT have vowed to work together to recover the $81 million that Bangladesh lost in a reserve heist three months ago.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

BB heist: FBI suspects insider involvement

US Federal Bureau of Investigation finds evidence that at least one Bangladesh Bank employee acted as an accomplice of hackers. Investigators suspect it was partly an inside job, WSJ reports