Publishing Date: Sat, 14 May 2016 8:18:29 a.m. | Views: 89
Hackers penetrated the global banking transfer system "Swift" using a malicious program to transfer funds and falsification of data, and targeted commercial banks did not disclose his name.
In a letter addressed to the financial institution contacts between banks around the year to its users, the organization explained in detail how to use a malicious program allows the transfer of funds, as well as in a second phase falsifying data or evidence as measures adopted by banks additional tuning to delay discovery of the fraud.
According to US media points of similarity between these pirates and attack methods that allowed in February of stealing $ 81 million from the account of the bank's central Bangladesh when the Federal Reserve (the US central bank) in New York.
This time, hackers targeted commercial banks, the company did not reveal his name, and succeeded in capturing the blades needed to send messages on behalf of the bank through the "Swift" system.
The foundation said in its letter, "We want to assure you that the SWIFT network and messaging systems are all Swift and programs were not damaged," indicating that the new attack proves that the "incident" earlier, were not separate, "but rather fit into a broader campaign aimed at banks."