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05.27.16
Banking service SWIFT adds new security plan following hacks
05.27.16

Banking service SWIFT adds new security plan following hacks

There have already been several instances of theft this year.

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05.26.16
Hackers steal $12 million from an Ecuadorian bank via SWIFT
05.26.16

Hackers steal $12 million from an Ecuadorian bank via SWIFT

And now we know what happened to the money.

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05.23.16
ATM hacking spree nets thieves $12.7 million in two hours
05.23.16

ATM hacking spree nets thieves $12.7 million in two hours

They used bank cards cloned from hacked customer data to withdraw money from around 1,400 machines across Japan.

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04.25.16
Report: Bank network flaw helped hackers steal $80 million
04.25.16

Report: Bank network flaw helped hackers steal $80 million

Thieves may have attacked the SWIFT transfer system to cover their tracks.

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03.10.16
Hackers tried and failed to steal a billion dollars from bank
03.10.16

Hackers tried and failed to steal a billion dollars from bank

They still got away with $80 million, one of biggest heists ever.

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02.14.15
Subtle malware lets hackers swipe over $300 million from banks
02.14.15

Subtle malware lets hackers swipe over $300 million from banks

It's no secret that hackers see banks as prime targets, but one band of digital thieves is con...

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