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Malware links SWIFT breaches during banks to N. Korean hackers

Malware links advise that North Korean hackers competence be behind new attacks opposite several Asian banks, including a burglary of $81 million from a Bangladesh executive bank progressing this year.

Security researchers from Symantec have found justification that a malware used in a Bangladesh Bank cyberheist was used in targeted attacks opposite an unnamed bank in a Philippines. The same malware was also previously linked to an attempted burglary of $1 million from Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam.

Symantec reliable a progressing findings of researchers from BAE Systems who found formula similarities between a Bangladesh Bank malware, that was used to cgange SWIFT transfers, and a antagonistic module used in attacks opposite Sony Pictures Entertainment in Dec 2014.

The U.S. supervision attributed a Sony conflict to North Korea. FBI Director James Comey pronounced final year he had “very high confidence” in that detrimental notwithstanding denials from a North Korean supervision and a doubt of some confidence researchers.

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