Hackers Steal $6.7 Million from South African Bank
Cybercriminals transferred money from other customers' accounts into their own in early January.
Soon after the new year, hackers managed to steal approximately $6.7 million from Postbank, which is part of South Africa's postal service.
"Preliminary reports revealed that the cybercrime ring responsible for the theft opened a number of Postbank accounts all across the country and then, in the period between January 1 and January 3, they managed to access a Post Office employee’s computer from where they deposited money from other accounts into their own," writes Softpedia' Eduard Kovacs.
"The next days, the gang withdrew the money from several ATMs in Gauteng, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal," Kovacs writes.
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