SWIFT warns of new successful cyber thefts against banks

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Cyber attacks targeting banks using the global transfer service SWIFT have successfully stolen funds in the months following February’s Bangladesh central bank heist, according to a recently discovered letter sent to banks in November.

In the letter, sent on the 2 November to banks worldwide and uncovered today by Reuters, SWIFT warned that due to increasingly sophisticated attacks, there was an escalating threat against banks’ systems. It read: “The threat is very persistent, adaptive and sophisticated – and it is here to stay.”

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