Typo Foils Hackers’ $1 Billion Wire Transfer

Typo Foils Hackers’ $1 Billion Wire Transfer

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    Bangladesh Bank’s wire transfer and payments system was recently breached by a group of hackers. Unfortunately for the criminals, a misspelling of the word “foundation” led to just under $900 million in fraudulent transfers to be stopped. Another $80 million in transfers had already been processed and was unrecoverable. Read more at Dark Reading.

    Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
    Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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