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BRIEF-Philippines bank also targeted by SWIFT hackers - Symantec
May 26, 2016 / 5:31 PM / a year ago

BRIEF-Philippines bank also targeted by SWIFT hackers - Symantec

May 26 (Reuters) - Symantec:

* SWIFT attackers’ malware linked to more financial attacks, bank in Philippines was also targeted by attackers - Symantec blog

* Symantec has found evidence that bank in Philippines was also attacked by group that stole $81 million from the Bangladesh Central Bank - blog

* Symantec has identified 3 pieces of malware which were being used in limited targeted attacks against financial industry in South-East Asia - blog

* Malware used by attackers who targeted Bangladesh Central Bank, Philippines bank, shares code with tools used by threat group known as Lazarus - Symantec blog

* Initial success of group that attacked Bangladesh Central Bank and Phillipines bank may prompt other attack groups to launch similar attacks - Symantec blog Source text -

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