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Cyber Thieves Steal $1M From 3,000 Bank Customers

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 8:33 PM
A Trojan horse planted by criminals was used to steal more than $1 million from the accounts of British customers of the same online bank since last month, according to an international digital security company, and the cyber attack is still underway.

One important precaution is to regularly check your online accounts, and report anything that's suspicious. If there is fraud, regulations ensure you won't lose your money in personal accounts if you report the incidents within a certain period of time. I had a case in which a mystery ACH debit of around $200 was made from my credit union checking account. I sent a secure message, and the debit was reversed in only one day. It turned out not to be fraud, but just the credit union's mistake. At least that's what they claimed.
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,469 posts since
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