How to steal from a bank, because that is where the money is

** The thieves had set their sights on stealing nearly $1 billion, almost all of the bank’s holdings. They were clever about it, too, executing the scheme over four days in February when both Bangladesh and China had banking holidays. An intermediary rejected some of the hackers’ transfer requests, which is why the group only made off with $81 million. But it was still a seismic payday that raised major alarms for cybersecurity specialists like Glenny. An FBI agent featured in the documentary compares the operation to Ocean’s Eleven ,**



The efforts of sociopaths with computers are never worn thin.

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