Mexican central bank confirmed that SWIFT hackers stole millions of dollars from Mexican Banks
Mexican central bank is the last victim of the SWIFT hackers, officials at the bank confirmed this week that hackers hit the payments system and stole millions of dollars from domestic banks. The attack was discovered in late April and presents many similarities with past attacks against the SWIFT systems. The Mexican central bank did not disclose the name of the banks that were hit by the cyber attack and did not detail the overall amount of money that crooks have stolen.
According to Alejandro Diaz de Leon, head of Mexico’s central bank, crooks were able to complete illicit transactions of $18 million to $20 million.