SWIFT has declined to disclose the number of attacks, identify victims or say how much money has been stolen. Still, details on some cases have become public.
Chief of Nepal police’s CIB Pushkar Karki said his agency was investigating into how the passcode of the bank’s computer system had been stolen.
Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab on Monday said it had obtained digital evidence that bolsters suspicions by some researchers that North Korea was involved in last year's $81 million cyber heist.
Philippines bank RCBC says that it did nothing wrong, Bangladesh Bank responsible for the cyber heist
The Philippines bank through which $81 million stolen from Bangladesh's central bank was channelled in February said on Tuesday that the central bank was responsible for the heist, and so any liability should not be passed on.
Cyber attacks targeting the global bank transfer system have succeeded in stealing funds since February’s heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank as hackers have become more sophisticated in their tactics.
Some Bangladesh central bank officials deliberately exposed its computer systems and enabled hackers to steal $81 million from its account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in February.
Russian authorities arrested a large number of suspects in May in connection with the recently revealed electronic theft of $19 million from accounts held at the Russian central bank, an official said on Wednesday.
The Philippine government wants Bangladesh to share the findings of its investigation into how unknown hackers pulled off one of the world's largest cyber bank heists, to help speed up recovery of the stolen funds.
The recent theft of money from accounts at retailer Tesco's online banking arm caused the British authorities to enact contingency plans to allow lenders to share information after the attack, the Bank of England said on Wednesday.
Philippine bank RCBC and Bangladesh trade blames over responsibility for missing millions of dollars
Philippine lender RCBC and a Bangladeshi minister traded blame on Tuesday over liability for tens of millions of dollars that were looted from a New York bank and then went missing in Manila after one of the biggest bank frauds ever.
Retailer Tesco Plc's banking arm said on Tuesday that 2.5 million pounds ($3 million) had been stolen from 9,000 customers over the weekend in what cyber experts said was the first mass hacking of accounts at a western bank.
Tesco Bank, owned by Britain's biggest retailer Tesco, halted online transactions from all current accounts on Monday after money was stolen from 20,000 of them in the country's first such cyber heist.
The world's major central banks, stung by this year's $81-million heist in Bangladesh, have launched a task force to consider setting broad rules to protect the vast network of cross-border banking from cyber attacks, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.
Bangladesh's central bank has ended a contract with U.S.A's FireEye to investigate online theft of $81 million, refusing a proposal to extend the agreement
Cyber thieves who stole $12 million from an Ecuador based bank in 2015 routed the funds through 23 companies registered in Hong Kong, some of them with no clear business activity, according to previously unreported court filings and judicial rulings.
One of the credit card processing companies whose security was breached in a $45 million global cyber heist ...