Unknown hackers have managed to steal about $80 million, one of the largest known bank thefts in history.

They breached Bangladesh Bank's systems and stole its credentials for payment transfers

They then bombarded the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with nearly three dozen requests to move money from the Bangladesh Bank's account there to entities in the Philippines and Sri Lanka


The good news is that transactions were stopped after officials queried a spelling mistake by the hackers totalled $850-$870 million

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