Hacked: Hacking Finance

The Great Cyber Bank Robbery

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Victoria Ross

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The Great Cyber Bank Robbery

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The great cyber bank robbery of 2015 reached into twenty-nine top Russian banks and is now infamously known as the “Carbanak” criminal gang. The use of long standing APT tools, and the sophisticated computer entry with spear phishing emails into bank browsers allowed invasion of malicious malware. Once the victims made a request, Kaspersky Lab went to work with Interpol in January 2015 to uncover the hackers. A multinational group of three separate cybercriminals was uncovered. They had performed the cyber bank heist and stole one billion American dollars over a period of two years. Their criminal plot was traced…

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