Malware

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. SWIFT was responsible to ensure around 13 security measures for the safety of the system but it did not do so, he adds.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

Dridex malware linked to BB heist

Investigators links malware used by Russian and eastern European cybergangs to a string of bank heists that culminated in the record-breaking theft of US$81 million from Bangladesh's central bank, people familiar with the probe said.

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. SWIFT was responsible to ensure around 13 security measures for the safety of the system but it did not do so, he adds.

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

New ransomware knows where you live

A widely distributed scam email that quoted people's postal addresses links to a dangerous form of ransomware, according to a security researcher.

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

Forensic team examining BB computers

A forensic team is examining all computers of the Bangladesh Bank to determine how a malware hacked into the payment system of the central bank and stole $101 million.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Australia’s bank apps infected with malware

Australia’s largest banks have been the target of a very sophisticated Android attack stealing banking details which by-pass the two step verification process through SMS affecting millions of customers, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.