Since late 2013, an international cyber criminal group has been targeting banks around the world and has made off with $300 million - possibly even more - by compromising the banks' systems with malware and using the information gleaned via it to their advantage, Kaspersky Lab has revealed to the NYT.
The Banque Cantonale de Geneve has refused to pay the ransom demanded by a group of hackers that goes under the name of Rex Mundi, and they have made good on their word and have published the whole batch of customer emails they managed to steal from the bank's website.
The new year started poorly for Finnish bank OP Pohjola Group and its customers: the latter have been prevented from executing their online banking transactions by a DDoS attack that targeted the bank's online services starting on the last day of 2014.
Tens of millions of dollars, credit cards and intellectual property stolen by a new group of cyber criminals.
A new variant of the infamous Zeus banking and information-stealing Trojan has been created to target the users of over 150 different banks and 20 payment systems in 15 countries, including the UK, the US, Russia, Spain and Japan.
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