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Second hacking group targets SWIFT-connected banks

Tom Paine

hacker[s] – Odinaff – ha[ve] broken into the SWIFT system, the fulcrum of the global financial payments system [...] using the same approach as those who stole $81m from the Bangladesh central bank earlier this year.

But the attack on the Bangladesh Central Bank didn't involve SWIFT being broken into. Neither did the other attacks that came to light (with a lot less publicity) shortly afterwards.


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