Banco de Chile lost $10 million while battling virus infection

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Hackers infiltrated the IT systems of Banco de Chile with disk-wiping malware, causing chaos and distracting from the theft of $10 million via the international Swift network.

The Chilean bank in late May reported that it needed to disconnect work stations and interrupt certain regular procedures to control the spread of a virus that crashed branch and telephone banking systems across the country as it wormed its way onto desktop computers.

The KillDisk virus is believed to have infiltrated a large part


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