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News Russia » Central: 'Bad guy' Russia emerges as central player in Western diplomacy

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-security-usa-russia/bad-guy-russia-emerges-as-central-player-in-western-diplomacy-idUSKCN1G20UB
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

MUNICH (Reuters) - European and U.S. officials divided over U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy found common cause this weekend in decrying what they say is Russia’s covert campaign to undermine Western democracies. But despite the ...

News Russia » Central: Russia's central bank: Hackers stole $6m from local bank in 'classic scheme' abusing Swift network

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/russias-central-bank-hackers-stole-6m-local-bank-classic-scheme-abusing-swift-network-1662288
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Russia's central bank has said that hackers stole 339.5m rouble ($6m, £4.2m) from a Russian bank last year by exploiting Swift (the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) — the global banking industry's payments messaging system.

News Russia » Central: Hackers pilfered $6M from Russian central bank via SWIFT system

News channel or source: https://www.scmagazine.com/hackers-pilfered-6m-from-russian-central-bank-via-swift-system/article/745195/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Hackers nicked $6 million from the Russian central bank last year via the SWIFT messaging system, according to report from the bank. "The volume of unsanctioned operations as a result of [a single successful attack] amounted to 339.5 million roubles," the ...

News Russia » Central: Iran, Russia, and China's Central Role in the Venezuela Crisis

News channel or source: http://www.meforum.org/7206/iran-russia-and-china-central-role-in
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson just completed, by most accounts, a successful visit to Latin America. He began his five-nation tour by invoking the Monroe Doctrine and suggesting the Venezuelan military could manage a "peaceful transition" from the ...

News Russia » Central: Hackers Stole $6M from a Russian Bank, Through SWIFT Payment System, Russia Central Bank Says

News channel or source: https://bankinnovation.net/2018/02/hackers-stole-6m-from-a-russian-bank-through-swift-payment-system-central-bank-says/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

An unknown hacker or hackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank in 2017 through the SWIFT international payments system, the Russian central bank said according a report by Reuters today. The Central Bank of Russia said that it had received information ...

News Russia » Central: Russian Central Bank Says $6M Hack Linked To SWIFT

News channel or source: https://www.pymnts.com/news/security-and-risk/2018/russian-banks-hacked-for-6-million-via-swift-system/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is reporting a SWIFT hack last year that saw hackers made 339.5 million rubles ($6 million) disappear. The disclosure was snuck onto the end of a central bank report on digital thefts out of Russian banks ...

News Russia » Central: Open APIs, digital onboarding and DLT feature in Russian central bank fintech plan

News channel or source: https://www.finextra.com/pressarticle/72668/open-apis-digital-onboarding-and-dlt-feature-in-russian-central-bank-fintech-plan
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Bank of Russia approves Guidelines for Financial Technologies Development for 2018-2020. The key guidelines highlighted by the document include the following: analysis, research and proposals for the use of new financial technologies in the Russian ...

News Russia » Central: Hacks at Russian central bank have cost 2 billion rubles

News channel or source: http://money.cnn.com/2016/12/02/technology/russia-central-bank-hack/index.html
Publication date: hursday 01 December 2016

Hackers in 2016 stole 2 billion rubles -- equivalent to $31 million -- from accounts that banks keep at Russia's central bank. The Bank of Russia confirmed the cyberattacks and the extent of the losses to CNNMoney on Friday. Hackers had tried to steal 5 ...

News Russia » Central: Russia is flexing its muscles in Central America

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-is-flexing-its-muscles-in-central-america-2015-3
Publication date: onday 23 March 2015

Russia has once again started to flex its muscles in a bid to rebuild its influence in the Central American state of Nicaragua, McClatchy DC reports. Moscow may strike a possible arms deal with Nicaragua that would provide the Central American country ...

News Russia » Central: How Russia's central bank chief held the line

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-russia-cenbank-nabiullina-insight/how-russias-central-bank-chief-held-the-line-idUKKCN11W166
Publication date: Sunday 25 September 2016

MOSCOW (Reuters) - One Thursday evening in March, Elvira Nabiullina, governor of Russia’s central bank, faced down a rival in the struggle for influence inside President Vladimir Putin’s entourage. At a meeting chaired by Putin, Economy Minister Alexei ...