Banks are targeted from Moscow continues to Utah, hackers related to the Russians


As per the cyber security firm from Moscow who runs world's largest cyber forensics lab in East Europe, $10 million were stolen from bank of U.S and Russia in past 18 months. This is executed by a group of Russians talking hackers.


In a statement to Boomerang, Group-IB said, the hackers took the access of 20 systems, that involve 15 U.S. loan giver, ATMs having "mules" and interbank money exchange system of Russia.


A U.K. based software firm was hacked and now they are probing the Latin America's institution and might attempt to trade off the Swift International banking message service, as stated by a private security firm, whoseclients are starting from Sberbank PJSC, the biggest money lender of Russia to Raiffeisen Bank International AG.To share data on recent computer criminal activities and threat intelligence, Group-IB and Interpol signed an agreement last month.


Boomerang's post of 11/12/2017 says, the head of the department of cyber intelligence of Group-IB, Dmitry Volkov said, hackers have become smart and changed their tactics. They are targeting the banks not their clients.


Day by day Russia is becoming serious victim of cybercrime and information hack globally. Initially, Russia was accused for Badrabbit ransomware and the target was 200 globally, despite the fact that some serious disruption affected the business of Russia.


Limited Resources 'from its first prosperous break in May 2016, hacker has stolen money from banks of California, New York, Moscow and Utah, mainly targeting small institution having inadequate cyber protection, Group-IB found.


As per Group-IB, with fileless malware the cell remained unchecked and that exist on system's temporary memory which get destroyed itself while system reboot. This is not stored permanently so, it can evade anti-virus software easily.


Group-IB didn't disclose the proof of the fruitful attack by MoneyTaker on Swift. It discovered the fact of document searching activity of the hackers which is related to the messaging system. This could indicate towards pending attacks. In the biggest theft in cybercrime history, hackers utilized Swift to steal 81 million U.S.D. from Bangladesh. Group-IB Volkov stated, we discover more if we dig more.

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