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Nine members of cybercrime ring sentenced to a total of 24 years for attacks on banks

2014/04/25

Softpedia - (International) Nine men found guilty of stealing around $2.1 million from Barclays and Santander banks were sentenced by a U.K. court to serve a total of 24 years and 9 months. The group used keyboard, video, mouse (KVM) switches to transfer money from the banks, and also intercepted around one million letters to obtain payment cards that were then used to make fraudulent purchases.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Nine-Members-of-Cybercrime-Ring-Sentenced-to-a-Total-of-24-Years-for-Attacks-on-Banks-439394.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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