Hackers steal Russian central bank transactions

Russian hackers have stolen the database of central bank transactions from April 2003 to September 2004, the Vedomosti newspaper reported on Wednesday 30 March .

According to the report, in February an advert appeared on the Internet offering copies of the Russian Central Bank database detailing transactions over a period of 18 months. The database was offered for $800-1000, according to one of those selling the information, the paper said. A month ago, the database was selling at $1500-2000.


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