SWIFT warns banks about possible cyber-attacks in connection with the growing sophistication of hackers

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Representatives of the international banking system SWIFT warned about the existing increased threat of digital fraud, connected with the fact that hackers use more and more inventive tools and methods for perpetrating cyber-attacks.

Brussels SWIFT encourages banks to increase the security of computers responsible for the transfer of money. This is especially true in the case of a Bangladeshi bank that lost USD $81 million as a result of a cyber-attack aimed at the computers of the Central Bank in February 2016. The new warning revealed details about the latest methods used by hackers.