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The largest bank of Estonia under hacker attack

Date: March 17, 2004
Source: Computer Crime Research Center
By: Dmitri Kramarenko

According to the Russian News Agency "Novosti", the press secretary of Hansapank bank experienced a powerful attack of hackers. Actions of perpetrators were so large-scale that it is possible to regard it the largest attack in Baltic countries.

According to press secretary, thousands of automated requests were sent to the e-mail address of Hansapank during two days. This led to overload and temporary cessation of access to the "Internet-bank" system.

Hacker attack was stopped, confidential information and clients' savings Hansapank did not suffer. The management of Hansapank turned to police and experts employees of the bank are now estimating the losses.

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2004-05-19 22:04:39 - hi mne nada ataka bank program :) Emin
2004-04-22 13:40:37 - No wonder, they have so much IT people in... Serz
2004-03-17 17:57:06 - news nhew
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