Hackers stole «Metallinvestbank» almost 700 million rubles
photo: Mikhail Kovalev
The administration «Metallinvestbank» complained about the removal of 677 million rubles from the accounts of credit institutions. Most likely, we are talking about the hacker attack.
Cracking the remote access to the banking system, cyber frauds they transferred funds to controlled accounts, private individuals, where the accrual can be cashed. This was told RIA Novosti source in law enforcement bodies.
On the fact of withdrawal of money criminal case under article «Theft». Thus in a press-service of the Metropolitan police did not specify from which Bank did the conversion, and what sort of money are we talking.
Last year, employees of the MIA of Russia detained the participants of international criminal group which was preparing a large-scale hacker attack on the largest Russian banks. Prey for cybercriminals could be 1.5 billion rubles.
In early February, the «K» the interior Ministry was able to identify iberbanda, jeopardising the security of the entire banking system of the country. Scammers tried to steal money from almost all banks in Russia.