cyber heist

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Probe into 2013 hack for links to central bank heist

Bangladesh police are reviewing a nearly forgotten 2013 cyber heist at the nation’s largest commercial bank for connections to February's $81 million heist at the country's central bank,...

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Cyber thieves exploit banks' faith in SWIFT transfer network

SWIFT has no rule specifically requiring client banks to report hacking thefts but says it requires customer to notify SWIFT of problems that can affect the "confidentiality, integrity, or...

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

'SWIFT technicians left BB vulnerable to hackers'

Bangladesh's central bank became more vulnerable to hackers when technicians from SWIFT, the global financial network, connected a new bank transaction system to SWIFT messaging three months...

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

BB heist: Attackers ‘hacked SWIFT software’

The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart of the global financial system, say...

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

BB cyber heist: Wong returns another $4.34m

Casino junket operator Kim Wong has returned another P200 million ($4.34 million) to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), which was believed to be part of the alleged $81million stolen funds...

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

20 foreign nationals found involved in BB fund heist: CID

The Criminal Investigation Department of police claims to have identified 20 foreign nationals involved in the $101 million cyber theft from Bangladesh Bank fund from Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

CID finds 20 foreigners’ link in BB cyber heist

Bangladesh's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) claims they found 20 foreigners involved in cyber heist of US$ 101 million from Bangladesh Bank's Federal Reserve Bank account, says...

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

BB Cyber Heist: Wong vows to turn over another US$ 9.73m

Casino junket operator Kim Wong promises to return to the Senate another US$ 9.73m, which was believed to be part of the alleged $81million stolen funds from the Bangladesh’s central bank.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Filipino trader turns over $4.6m

Filipino businessman Kim Wong, who is tagged in the $81 million cyber heist, yesterday turned over $4.63m to the Philippines' Anti-Money Laundering Council for safekeeping with the country&...

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Filipino willing to return $14.3m

Kim Wong, the Filipino casino operator dubbed the “missing link” in the cyber heist of $81 million in Bangladesh Bank reserves, said he is willing to return up to $14.3 million he received from two...