Vietnamese Bank Targeted in Failed Digital Heist

A Vietnamese Bank has revealed it was targeted by computer criminals in an attempted heist.On Sunday, the Tien Phong Bank (TPB) told Reuters that it used its own reconciliation system to spot a fraudulent transfer of 1.2 million euros (approximately $1.36 million) bound to a Slovenian bank.Le Manh Hung, head of the State Bank of Vietnam’s (SBV) Information Technology Department, said the TPB was the only Vietnamese institution targeted in the attack. He also stated that the identity of the Slovenian financial organization is not known.

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