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FBI reportedly probing hacking theft at Citi
Market Watch ^ | 12/21/09 | Michael Kitchen

Posted on 12/22/2009 12:45:50 PM PST by FromLori

Edited on 12/22/2009 1:02:02 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing a computer-security breach targeting Citigroup Inc. (C 3.35, -0.07, -2.05%) that resulted in a theft of tens of millions of dollars by computer hackers, according to a Wall Street Journal report dated Tuesday.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: citi; fbi; hacked; probe

1 posted on 12/22/2009 12:45:51 PM PST by FromLori
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To: FromLori

This wouldn’t be the first cyber-heist by Russians at Citibank.


2 posted on 12/22/2009 12:50:31 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: FromLori

Good for the Russians, they might as well take it, everyone else is.

Is Russian a difficult language to learn?


3 posted on 12/22/2009 12:51:04 PM PST by Gator113 (Obama is America's First Failed Black Pres-dent.....)
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To: Gator113

Hot on the trail of the (disputed) Rooskies but asleep at the switch while ARORN steals our elections.


4 posted on 12/22/2009 12:54:09 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Gator113

well it´s a global game. so why don´t we expect
“global” criminals to catch up ;-).
btw. yeah russian is a hell of a language to learn.
german (real bitchy) is easy when it comes to russian :-(


5 posted on 12/22/2009 12:58:17 PM PST by darkside321
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To: FromLori

Russian Cyber Gang Suspected of Stealing Tens of Millions; Bank Denies Breach

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing a computer-security breach targeting Citigroup Inc. that resulted in a theft of tens of millions of dollars by computer hackers who appear linked to a Russian cyber gang, according to government officials.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB126145280820801177.html?mod=rss_Today’s_Most_Popular


6 posted on 12/22/2009 1:02:38 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori)
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