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SWIFT & Bangladesh Bank Heist

Since the New York Federal Reserve and the SWIFT transaction system – the most protected and sensitive components of global banking – were breached in a cyber-attack in February 2016, Reuters has delivered unmatched coverage with exclusive news, insights and special reports.

The attack, which saw $81 million stolen from a Bangladesh central bank account, exposed the widespread and insititutional weaknesses found in the SWIFT network and prompted regulators around the globe to tighten bank security requirements. Stay with Reuters for more unrivalled coverage as the story unfolds in 2017.

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