Hackers steal 1.7B rubles from Russian banks

Hackers steal 1.7B rubles from Russian banks
# 01 June 2016 11:50 (UTC +04:00)

Baku – APA-Economics. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) jointly with the Russian Interior Ministry has stopped illegal activities of a computer hacker group involved in the creation, distribution and use of malicious software, the FSB Public Relations Centre told TASS on Wednesday.

 

"Using this software, the perpetrators have stolen more than 1.7 billion rubles ($25.7 mln) from accounts of Russian financial institutions," the FSB said.

 

Based on the FSB operational materials, the Investigation Department of the Russian Interior Ministry opened a criminal case.

 

The Russian Interior Ministry and FSB have detained 50 hackers, more than 80 searches have been conducted,

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED