Santander

How bank hackers stole £1.25 million with a simple piece of computer hardware

On 4 April 2013, Darius Bolder walked into the Swiss Cottage branch of Barclays bank in North London and – posing as an IT technician – managed to gain entry to the back office.

Guess what happened next…


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Unanswered questions after the KVM hacks against Santander and Barclays bank

Neira Jones feels that there are more questions than answers, following the high profile targeted attacks against branches of the Santander and Barclays banks.


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Hackers stole £1.3 million from Barclays Bank using KVM device

It takes some nerdiness and a lot of nerve to pull off a bank heist like this.

Hackers planted a device inside the bank to record staff keypresses, and screen activity, helping them to steal password information.


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12 arrested over hacking plot to steal millions from Santander bank

Hackers are alleged to have planted a hardware device in a bank, with the intention of stealing millions of pounds.

But to pull off such a plot, they would need to have had someone physically access the targeted computer. Learn more about the scheme, and how companies can best prevent similar attacks happening to them.


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