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Cybercriminals 'hide in plain sight' to shake down West African financial players

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Institutions in Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea and Ivory Coast have been hit with cyberattacks that rely on known forms of malware as well as “living off the land” techniques.

Kaspersky: Physical devices used to steal 'tens of millions' from Eastern Europe banks

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Researchers dubbed the scheme "DarkVishnya" and said attackers intruded in-person to plant malicious devices on banks' networks to steal money.

Hacked Pakistani bank cards for sale on the dark web again

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

Hackers dumped tens of thousands of cards just a couple of weeks after Pakistan's banking system and government were roiled by a similar dumped and an apparent hack on at least one bank.

Pakistan's banks and law enforcement clash over severity of hack

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

An official from the country's top criminal investigation agency said that most of the country's major banks had been affected by breaches that began in October, but the State Bank of Pakistan said it "categorically rejects such reports."

HSBC discloses breach of U.S. bank accounts

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

The company didn't reveal exactly how the breaches occurred, but the information released by the bank points to credential stuffing.

'Cobalt Group' launches new campaign against banks in Romania, Russia

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

An infamous hacking group is back to aggressively targeting banks less than a month after the Justice Department announced the arrest of three of its high-level members, according to new research.

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