NY: Hackers pluck 8,300 customer logins from bank server (updated)

Dan Goodin reports:

Hackers have stolen the login credentials for more than 8,300 customers of small New York bank after breaching its security and accessing a server that hosted its online banking system.

The intrusion at Suffolk County National Bank happened over a six-day period that started on November 18, according to a release (PDF) issued Monday. It was discovered on December 24 during an internal security review. In all, credentials 8,378 online accounts were pilfered, a number that represents less than 10 percent of SCNB’s total.

Read more in The Register.

Update of Jan. 16: SCNB’s notification letter to the NH Attorney General is now available online (pdf).

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