After a bevy of cyber-heists in 2017 - one at Bangladesh Bank that raked in US$ 80 million (£59 million) for the modern day bankrobber, the SWIFT Customer Security Controls Framework went into effect 1 January, 2018.
Symantec claims to have spotted a new campaign that has attempted to exploit SWIFT customers in a very familiar way.
Swift is rolling out a series of new security measures to prevent another Bangladesh bank heist
Former board members and senior employees at SWIFT, said the company did not monitor or make attempts to improve the poor security practices of its clients.
Ross Brewer discusses the impact of the Bangladesh bank cyber-attack and the growing problem of stolen credentials.
Mikko Hypponen undressed the recent SWIFT affiliate heists at Infosec 2016
Following the attack in February on the Central Bank of Bangladesh, the Bank of England (BoE) has issued an urgent call to order all British banks to carry out a security review of any computer connected to the SWIFT network.
A Vietnamese bank has thwarted an attack similar to the one that befell the Bangladesh Central Bank in February and led to the loss of £56 million
According to Swift the fingerprints of those behind February's £56 million heist from the Bangladesh Central Bank have been found on another attempted heist.
The investigation into the bank heist that cost Bangladesh's central bank $81 million (£56m) has taken a byzantine turn, as a new report surfaced of multiple hacking groups infiltrating the bank's network.