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IN OMG! ON 17 Feb, 2015
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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