Financial Sector

Sberbank says sensational data theft fully solved

Andrei Skvarsky reports: The source of last week’s sensational leak of Sberbank credit card details took “hours” to find out, Russia’s biggest lender said in announcing that the theft had been fully solved. The bank said in a statement that the data, which were put on sale in the black market, had been stolen by a...

Russia’s Sberbank investigates credit card data leak

Daphne Leprince-Ringuet reports: Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, is investigating a potential leak of credit card data, saying that ‘criminal wrongdoing’ by an employee is currently their main lead. The bank said that an internal investigation was underway and that at least 200 client accounts could be affected. Read more on ZDNet.

Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty For Involvement In Massive Network Intrusions At U.S. Financial Institutions, Brokerage Firms, A Major News Publication, And Other Companies

There’s a follow-up to the case of the hacker involved in the 2014 JP Morgan hack. From the Department of Justice, today: Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that ANDREI TYURIN, a/k/a “Andrei Tiurin,” pled guilty in Manhattan federal court to computer intrusion, wire...