biggest cyber heists

April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017

More evidence NKorea linked to BB cyber heist: Kaspersky Lab

Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab says it has obtained digital evidence that bolsters suspicions by some researchers that North Korea was involved in last year's $81 million cyber heist of the...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

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...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

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...

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 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 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

BB hackers ‘possibly Chinese,’ says Philippines senator

Chinese hackers are possibly behind one of the world's biggest cyber heists, the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank, a senator in the Philippines says.