Cyber attack

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    62pc of banks in Bangladesh vulnerable to cyber-attack: BIBM study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 01, 2018

    Sixty-two per cent of the country’s scheduled banks are vulnerable to cyber-attack while 28 per cent of the banks have no preparation for tackling such...

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    India’s Cosmos Bank loses $13.5m in cyber attack

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 08:32pm on August 15, 2018

    Cyber criminals hacked the systems of India's Cosmos Bank and siphoned off nearly 944 million rupees ($13.5 million) through simultaneous withdrawals across 28 countries over...

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    Atiur terms BB’s cyber heist as technological issue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2018

    Former Bangladesh Bank governor Atiur Rahman on Friday termed the central bank’s cyber heist of foreign reserve that occurred during his tenure was very technological...

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    Hackers stole 1.5m health records in Singapore cyberattack

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:20am on July 21, 2018

    Hackers have stolen the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans including prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, authorities said Friday, with the leader specifically targeted in...

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    SUST website restored   

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:11pm on April 05, 2018

    The official website of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology was hacked by a hacker named ‘SWE 2017-18’ on Wednesday...

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    Malaysian central bank says foiled attempted cyber heist

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2018

    Malaysia’s central bank said on Thursday it had foiled a cyber attack in which fraudulent messages to transfer funds were sent on the SWIFT transactions...

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    US blames North Korea for WannaCry cyber-attack

    Reuters | Updated at 09:15am on December 19, 2017

    The Trump administration has publicly blamed North Korea for unleashing the so-called WannaCry cyber-attack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe earlier...

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    Digital literacy, strong monitoring stressed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:07am on December 09, 2017

    Experts at a discussion in Dhaka on Friday underscored the need for enhancing digital literacy and strong social media monitoring mechanism to combat cybercrime and...

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    Hackers could get even nastier in 2018: researchers

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:35pm on November 29, 2017

    After a year marked by devastating cyber-attacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security researchers said Wednesday...

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    SWIFT warns banks on cyber heists as hack sophistication grows

    Reuters | Updated at 11:50am on November 29, 2017

    SWIFT, the global messaging system used to move trillions of dollars each day, warned banks on Wednesday that the threat of digital heists is...