Monday, February 3, 2014
FBI: A Byte Out Of History - A $10 Million Hack, 1994-Style
The FBI web site offers a piece on a computer hacking case from 1994.
It was hardly the opening salvo in a new era of virtual crime, but it was certainly a shot across the bow.
Two decades ago, a group of enterprising criminals on multiple continents—led by a young computer programmer in St. Petersburg, Russia—hacked into the electronic systems of a major U.S. bank and secretly started stealing money. No mask, no note, no gun—this was bank robbery for the technological age.
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