Bangladesh Bank heist probe finds three hacker groups:Bloomberg | HT Tech

Bangladesh Bank heist probe finds three hacker groups:Bloomberg

It was the third group, whose identity and country of origin is unknown, that pulled off the heist, Bloomberg reported

By:REUTERS
| Updated on: May 11 2016, 08:39 IST
image caption
It was the third group, whose identity and country of origin is unknown, that pulled off the heist, Bloomberg reported (Wkimedia Commons)

Investigators probing the cyber theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank have discovered evidence of unidentified hacking groups from North Korea, Pakistan and one other place inside the bank's network, Bloomberg reported, citing two people briefed on the progress of the bank's investigation.

FireEye Inc, the company hired by the bank to conduct the forensics investigation identified digital fingerprints of the hacking groups, the two people told Bloomberg.

You may be interested in

MobilesTablets Laptops
23% OFF
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G
  • Green
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
Google Pixel 8 Pro
  • Obsidian
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 128 GB Storage
Vivo X100 Pro 5G
  • Asteroid Black
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB Storage
Apple iPhone 15 Plus
  • Black
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 128 GB Storage

It was the third group, whose identity and country of origin is unknown, that pulled off the heist, Bloomberg reported.

Also read
Looking for a smartphone? To check mobile finder click here.

Reuters was unable to independently confirm the findings.

FireEye has not found enough data to determine whether the third group, described by the company as the actual culprit, was a criminal network or the agent of another nation, Bloomberg reported.

FireEye spokesman Vitor de Souza declined to comment.

Catch all the Latest Tech News, Mobile News, Laptop News, Gaming news, Wearables News , How To News, also keep up with us on Whatsapp channel,Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

First Published Date: 11 May, 08:38 IST
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS