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Hackers stole $6mn from Russian bank last year

Hackers stole $6mn from Russian bank last year

The disclosure, buried at the bottom of a central bank report on digital thefts in the Russian banking sector, is the latest in a string of attempted and successful cyber heists using fraudulent wire-transfer requests.

Nepal bank latest victim in heists targeting SWIFT system

Nepal bank latest victim in heists targeting SWIFT system

Brussels-based SWIFT said last month that security controls instituted after last year's $81mn theft from Bangladesh's central bank helped thwart some recent hacking attempts.

Taylor Swift soars atop US chart, ends 'Despacito' reign

Taylor Swift soars atop US chart, ends 'Despacito' reign

Taylor Swift's vengeful new track topped the US singles chart Tuesday with the year's highest one-week sales, halting the historic reign of global sensation ‘Despacito.’

Spotify nemesis Taylor Swift ends streaming boycott

Spotify nemesis Taylor Swift ends streaming boycott

Once Spotify's most visible critic, pop superstar Taylor Swift on Friday returned her music to all streaming services as the number of artists to boycott the booming format dwindles.

Probe chief says SWIFT responsible for cyber theft

Probe chief says SWIFT responsible for cyber theft

A Bangladesh government-appointed panel investigating the theft of $81mn from the country’s central bank

SWIFT blamed for making BB vulnerable to hackers

SWIFT blamed for making BB vulnerable to hackers

Bangladesh’s central bank became more vulnerable to hackers when technicians from SWIFT