Cyber security tops agenda as Bangladesh heist report completed

Bangladesh Bank became the victim of a high-profile cyber attack in February

Cyber security was at the forefront of the minds of central bankers at an Asian regional meeting of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on May 27, which took place as the final touches were put to a report into the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank in February.

Investigators continue to pick apart what seems to be a web of connected incidents, with cyber attacks on commercial banks in the region bearing similar hallmarks to the Bangladesh Bank thefts.

Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, the

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