Hackers steal US$500,000 out of U.S. Virgin Islands government bank accounts

Friday, 13 October 2006, 9:15 AM EST

Malicious hackers have exploited weaknesses in the security technology of a Puerto Rican bank to siphon hundreds of thousands of US dollars (euros) out of two U.S. Virgin Islands government accounts, a finance official said Thursday.

Hackers accessed the U.S. Caribbean territory's accounts with banking giant Banco Popular.

At The Age.

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