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).