Bank Suspends Operations after Hackers Try to Steal US$14.6 mil
Malta's largest bank, Bank of Valetta (BOV) was forced to suspend all operations after hackers broke into its systems and transferred US$14.6 million overseas. BOV discovered 11 suspicious transactions during payment clearing, which routed funds to US, UK, Czech Republic, and Hong Kong. The bank suspended operations immediately as a precaution to prevent further losses and to investigate the incident. Customers' accounts were not affected in the incident and the bank would be seeking to reverse the fraudulent transactions.
 Cyber Attack on Malta Bank Tried to Transfer Cash Abroad
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