bangladesh cyber heist

Bangladesh Central Bank Ends FireEye Investigation into Cyber Heist

DHAKA, June 27 – Bangladesh’s central bank has ended a contract with U.S. cyber security firm FireEye to investigate February’s online theft of $81 million, turning down a proposal to extend the agreement, a senior official said on Monday. More than four months after hackers broke into the computer systems of Bangladesh Bank and transferred

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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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