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How I 'Stole' $14 Million From A Bank: A Security Tester's Tale

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 10:04 AM
In early 2010, Nish Bhalla sat down at his computer with one objective: steal a huge amount of money from a bank.

It wasn't a typical heist. Bhalla is the chief executive of Security Compass, a company that tests security systems at banks, retailers, energy companies and other organizations with sensitive data. His clients -- including the bank branch in the United States that he targeted in his 2010 attack -- pay him to break into their systems.

It can be easier than most people think.

How I 'Stole' $14 Million From a Bank: A Security Tester's Tale - DailyFinance
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