A $1 billion cyber heist against Bangladesh’s central bank was thwarted by a spelling error

Hackers broke into the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and succeeded in moving $100 million out of it before a spelling mistake tripped up their efforts. The cyber thieves, using the Bangladesh Bank’s credentials for transferring funds, tried to move another $850 million out of the US account, bu

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