Hacker gang held over ‘audacious plot’ to enslave bank computers

TOB501-SANTANDER-ARRESTSBritish police said on Friday they had smashed an “audacious” and sophisticated plot to take control of the bank Santander UK’s computer systems and steal millions of pounds.

Detectives, who described the plot as the most significant case of its kind, said they had arrested 12 men who had allegedly fitted a device in a Santander branch in southeast London capable of transmitting the entire desktop contents of the bank computer.

 

Source: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/tech-news/hacker-gang-held-over-audacious-plot-to-enslave-bank-computers/article14302943/

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