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Romance Scams: Online Imposters Break Hearts & Bank Accounts

They met online. He said he was a friend of a friend. The woman, in her 50s and struggling in her marriage, was happy to find someone to chat with. “He was saying all the right things,” she remembered. “He was interested in me. He was interested in getting to know me better. He was very positive, and I felt like there was a real connection there.” That connection would end up costing the woman $2 million and an untold amount of heartache after the man she fell in love with—whom she never met in person—took her for every cent she had. Read More….

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HACKERS SEEN GLOATING ON THE DARK NET AFTER TESCO BANK THEFT

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HACKERS SEEN GLOATING ON THE DARK NET AFTER TESCO BANK THEFT

During the weekend of 5-6 November, Tesco Bank was hacked and £2.5 million pounds were stolen from its customers. Cybersecurity firm Cyberint probed the dark net for clues and caught hackers gloating.
According to the Israeli company, hackers were gloating

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Lax perimeter security exposes bank to hacker extortion attempt

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Lax perimeter security exposes bank to hacker extortion attempt

Failure to follow standard network security best practice has exposed a Californian investment bank to cyber criminals’ demands
Hackers have attempted to extort money from an investment bank in California after bypassing network defences to steal documents.
WestPark Capital, based

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Central Bank publishes guidance on IT and Cybersecurity Risks

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Central Bank publishes guidance on IT and Cybersecurity Risks

The Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) has published a guidance note in respect of IT and Cybersecurity Risks which highlights the Central Bank’s increased focus on risks in this area. The guidance note highlights that the IT and

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US Bank Regulators Tighten Cyber-Security Efforts Around SWIFT

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US Bank Regulators Tighten Cyber-Security Efforts Around SWIFT

Following the theft of millions of dollars from Bangladesh Bank via the international financial messaging system SWIFT, US banking regulators have outlined steps to tighten cyber-security at the nation’s banks.
US banking regulators issued a joint letter outlining ways they

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Hacker of Pakistan Breaches Indian Bank

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Hacker of Pakistan Breaches Indian Bank

Faizal, a prime hacker of Pakistan, has been involved in the unofficial cyber war in between Pakistan and India during last few years. Faizal had previously breached more than thousand websites of India, and now as per the report has

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Indian national bank breached by Pakistani hacker: report

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Indian national bank breached by Pakistani hacker: report

Websites today are not safe and hackers around the world are constantly breaching online portals with great ease. In a recent case, on August 2, 2016 a data programme used by an Indian national bank was breached by a pro-Pakistani

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SWIFT Global Bank Messaging System Gets Help Against Hackers

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SWIFT Global Bank Messaging System Gets Help Against Hackers

SWIFT, a messaging system used by banks across the world, announced further steps Monday to bolster its defenses against hackers, after criminals sent fraudulent payment instructions across its network. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication said it has hired two outside cybersecurity firms, BAE Systems and Fox-IT2, to reinforce in-house expertise, and has set […]

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How to hack a bank

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Everyone wants to retire young, rich, and… well, rich. But you need money for that. And lots of it. And no one ever got rich alone. It takes networks, planning, patience and commitment, oodles of guts and a little luck. There’s no such thing as a get-rich-quick reality. Unless, of course, you steal it… and […]

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