Hackers targeted at least 8 ATMs in Russia and stole $800,000 in a single night, but the method used by the intruders remained a complete mystery with CCTV footage just showing a lone culprit walking up to the ATM and collecting cash without even touching the machine.
Even the affected banks could not find any trace of malware on its ATMs or backend network or any sign of an intrusion. The
More than a hundred banks and financial institutions across the world have been infected with a dangerous sophisticated, memory-based malware that’s almost undetectable, researchers warned.
Newly published report by the Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab indicates that hackers are targeting banks, telecommunication companies, and government organizations in 40 countries, including the US,
In what considered to be the largest system hack in the country’s history and a massive attack on the financial sector, several banks in Poland have been infected with malware.
What’s surprising? The source of the malware infection is their own financial regulator, the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) — which, ironically, is meant to keep an eye out for the safety and security of
Law enforcement authorities from Europe and Russia have arrested five members of an international cyber criminal gang for stealing $3.2 million cash from ATMs using malware.
Three of the suspects, Andrejs Peregudovs (41), of Latvia, Niklae Penkov (34) of Moldova, and Mihail Colibaba (30) of Romania, were arrested in Taiwan by the Taiwanese Criminal Investigation Bureau last summer, have
A Russian computer hacker wanted by the FBI on hacking allegations was arrested and jailed in Spain earlier this week, while a decision on his extradition to the United States has yet to be made.
The Guardia Civil, Spanish law enforcement agency officers, have detained 32-year-old Stanislav Lisov at Barcelona–El Prat Airport based on an international arrest warrant issued by Interpol at the
One of the FBI’s most wanted hackers who was behind the largest theft of financial data has finally been arrested at the JFK airport in New York.
Joshua Samuel Aaron is accused of being part of a hacking group that attacked several major financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase, and according to the officials, which was “the largest theft of user data from a U.S. financial institution
Almost 20,000 Tesco Bank customers have had their money stolen from their accounts after the banking arm of UK’s biggest retailer fall victim to a hacking attack this weekend.
As a result of the hack, Tesco Bank has frozen online transactions in an attempt to protect its customers from, what it described as, the “online criminal activity.”
However, customers can still use their debit and
Thailand has suffered its first ATM Hack!
An Eastern European gang of criminals has stolen over 12 Million Baht (approximately US$350,000) from a total of 21 ATMs in Bangkok and other five provinces by hacking a Thai bank’s ATM network; police said Wednesday
The Central Bank of Thailand (BoT) has issued a warning to all commercial banks about security flaws in roughly 10,000 ATMs that were
A Ukrainian bank has become the latest victim of the widespread cyber attack on global banking and financial sector by hackers who target the backbone of the world financial system, SWIFT.
Hackers have reportedly stolen $10 Million from an unnamed bank in Ukraine by exploiting the SWIFT international banking system, according to an independent IT monitoring organization called the Information
Russian authorities have arrested a gang of 50 hackers suspected of stealing more than 1.7 Billion Rubles (over US$25 Million) from banks and other financial institutions in the country since 2011.
The same criminal gang had tried to steal a further 2.273 Billion Roubles by issuing false payment instructions, but that were blocked.
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