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Investigators link hacks to North Korea.

Global Banking News-May 27, 2016--Investigators link hacks to North Korea

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Global Banking News - 27 May 2016

Security researchers believe that the recent hacks on banks could be linked to North Korea.

Researchers say that this is the first time a nation could be indicted for attacking a global financial system for monetary gain. Researchers with security firm Symantec said the thieves used a rare piece of code that was similar to the one used to hack Sony Pictures in December 2014 and attack banks and media companies in South Korea in 2013. Those attacks were then attributed to North Korea.

The attacks saw thieves gaining access to SWIFT.

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