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Bangladesh central bank governor quits over $81 mn heist

Bangladesh central bank governor quits over $81 mn heist

Bangladesh`s central bank governor Atiur Rahman resigned on Tuesday, after hackers stole $81 million from the nation`s foreign reserves in an audacious cyber-heist that has hugely embarrassed the government.

How a spelling mistake helped stop a $1 billion bank heist

How a spelling mistake helped stop a $1 billion bank heist

Unknown hackers still managed to get away with about $80 million, one of the largest known bank thefts in history.

ATM heist: Indian IT watchdog probes cyber breach

An international criminal gang made two coordinated hits on ATMs around the world in matter of hours recently, withdrawing USD 5 million on December 21 last year and another USD 40 million on February 19 this year, according to US court documents.

ATM hackers steal $45 mn from 27 countries

In another incident of cyber-crime, 45 million dollars have been stolen by hacking a prepaid debit card database, followed by draining ATMs across the world, according to federal prosecutors.