The Ingenious Infiltration of Citigroup

John Hudson writes:

An IT expert speaking with The New York Times called it a Mission Impossible-like operation. Last month, a team of unidentified hackers accessed information to 200,000 Citigroup bank accounts by simply waltzing through the “front door” of Citigroup’s customer website. The bank came under fire last week for waiting nearly a month before notifying customers their account information had been compromised (the stolen information includes names, account numbers and e-mail addresses). But it may face further scrutiny as news spreads of how simple, yet clever, the hacking mission was. The Times has the details…

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