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Symantec: SWIFT Malware Evident in Other Bank Attacks

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Symantec: SWIFT Malware Evident in Other Bank Attacks

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This article was posted on Thursday, 20:17, UTC.

Security firm Symantec has claimed that the malware used in the $81 million cyberheist from Bangladesh Central Bank’s Federal Reserve account has been linked to another cyberattack – a Philippines-based bank. In a blog post today, Symantec said it found evidence that a bank in the Philippines was also the target of the group that instigated the infamous $81 million cyberheist from Bangladesh central bank. Notably, the security firm stated that the malware used in the Bangladesh bank heist was also used in a series of targeted attacks against an unnamed bank in the Philippines. Furthermore, the same group had,…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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