Millions stolen from US banks after 'wire payment switch' targeted

Criminals have recently hijacked the wire payment switch at several US banks to steal millions from accounts, a security analyst says.

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The loses “added up to millions [lost] across the three banks".

The attack against the wire payment switch -- a system that manages and executes wire transfers at banks -- could have resulted in even far greater loses.

Have you followed the advice to "slow down" wire transfers?