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FBI Alerted Banks About Hacks After Bangladesh Heist

Authorities said cyber group that hit Bangladesh Bank was likely planning more attacks.

The FBI issued an alert last month to US banks asking them to be on the lookout for signs that indicated a hack from the same group that stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank, reports Reuters.

The agency reportedly had information about a “malicious cyber group” that had targeted the network of several foreign banks and initiated money transfers.

This warning came in the wake of the cyber heist in February when cybercriminals robbed Bangladesh Bank by sending fraudulent messages on the SWIFT network.

Read more at Reuters.