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NY Fed First Rejected Cyber-Heist Transfers, Then Moved $81 Million

By Krishna N. Das and Jonathan Spicer DHAKA/NEW YORK, June 5 – Hours before the Federal Reserve Bank of New York approved four fraudulent requests to send $81 million from a Bangladesh Bank account to cyber thieves, the Fed branch blocked those same requests because they lacked information required to transfer money, according to two

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Bangladesh Bank Hackers Compromised SWIFT Software, Warning to be Issued

By Jim Finkle April 25 – 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, said security researchers at British defense contractor BAE Systems. SWIFT, a cooperative owned by 3,000 financial institutions, confirmed to

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Cyber Expert Disappears After Comments on Bangladesh Central Bank Heist

A cyber crime expert has disappeared after talking to police and the media about an attempted $951 million cyber heist from Bangladesh’s central bank, his wife said on Sunday. Kamrun Nahar Chowdhury said her husband Tanveer Hassan Zoha had been taken from a motorised rickshaw in the early hours of Thursday by people in plainclothes

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