SWIFT discloses more cyber attacks on its bank members and urges more security

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    "SWIFT confirms new cyber thefts, hacking tactics

    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, according to a SWIFT official and a previously undisclosed letter the organization sent to banks worldwide.

    The messaging network in a Nov. 2 letter seen by Reuters warned banks of the escalating threat to their systems, according to the SWIFT letter. The attacks and new hacking tactics underscore the continuing vulnerability of the SWIFT messaging network, which handles trillions of dollars in fund transfers daily.

    'The threat is very persistent, adaptive and sophisticated – and it is here to stay,' SWIFT said in the November letter to client banks, seen by Reuters..."

    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-swift-exclusive-idUSKBN1412NT
     
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    Bangladesh police detail suspicions of inside help in central bank heist
    http://www.thestar.com.my/news/worl...picions-of-inside-help-in-central-bank-heist/
     
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    SWIFT systems of three Indian banks compromised to create fake trade documents
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    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/04/13/swift_antifraud_payments_service/
     
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    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/10/11/hackers_swift_taiwan/
     
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    http://www.businessinsurance.com/ar...geting-bank-messaging-system-Bangladesh-heist
     
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    https://www.forbes.com/sites/madhvimavadiya/2017/12/11/swift-new-regulation-2018
     
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