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Charges brought in largest US financial cyber-hacking – BBC News

Charges brought in largest US financial cyber-hacking – BBC News

Prosecutors have charged three men relating to the largest cyber-attack of financial firms in US history.

Personal information for 100 million people was accessed by cyber-thieves between 2012 and the summer of 2015.

At a press conference on Tuesday, US federal prosecutor Preet Bharara called the scheme “securities fraud on cyber-steroids”.

Source: Charges brought in largest US financial cyber-hacking – BBC News