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Cybergang Loot $1 Billion From 100 Financial Institutions, This Is Shocking!

Carbanak Cybergang with masterminds from Russia, Ukraine and China conducted a major cyber robbery on up to 100 banks and e-payment systems worldwide, stealing over $1 billion. 

To uncover this robbery, an investigation involving Interpol, Europol, and computer security firm Kaspersky Labs had put in their efforts. The results are shocking. The gang stole the money in several attacks carried out on 100s of banks since 2013. They took between two to four months on an average to attack each bank.

The robbery targeted banks in thirty countries including the United States, Russia, Germany, China and Canada. It is believed to be one of the largest bank thefts ever.

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Cybergang Loot $1 Billion From 100 Financial Institutions, This Is Shocking!

Cybergang Loot $1 Billion From 100 Financial Institutions, This Is Shocking!

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The largest online robbery of the world just got uncovered.

The largest online robbery of the world just got uncovered.

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Let's follow this robbery!

The robbery took over the period of two years.

The robbery took over the period of two years.

The major targets of the robbery.

The major targets of the robbery.

They targeted the United States, Russia, Germany, China and Canada.

They targeted the United States, Russia, Germany, China and Canada.

The target map.

The target map.

They stole around $1 Billion from major world banks, e-payment systems and other financial institutions.

They stole around $1 Billion from major world banks, e-payment systems and other financial institutions.

To uncover this theft, Kaspersky and other security companies from all over the world combined their efforts.

To uncover this theft, Kaspersky and other security companies from all over the world combined their efforts.

On an average, each robbery took over the period of two to four months.

On an average, each robbery took over the period of two to four months.

The cyber gang initiated the robbery by gaining entry into an employee's computer through spear phishing and infecting it with the Carbanak malware.

The cyber gang initiated the robbery by gaining entry into an employee's computer through spear phishing and infecting it with the Carbanak malware.

Following this, they were able to jump into the internal network.

Following this, they were able to jump into the internal network.

This enabled them to view and record everything that happened on the screens of staff who maintained the cash transfer systems.

This enabled them to view and record everything that happened on the screens of staff who maintained the cash transfer systems.

Additionally, the cyber criminals got control of bank ATMs and operated them to dispense cash at a pre-determined time.

Additionally, the cyber criminals got control of bank ATMs and operated them to dispense cash at a pre-determined time.

This robbery is labelled as the most sophisticated attack the world has ever seen.

This robbery is labelled as the most sophisticated attack the world has ever seen.

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