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Vietnamese bank hit by same Bangladesh Bank, Sony malware

NEW DELHI -- Months after Bangladesh's central bank lost $81 million in a massive cyber heist, SWIFT, the global financial messaging service, reported on Friday a similar malware attack on another bank.

SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication headquartered in Belgium, did not name the bank. However BAE Systems, a U.K. defence, aerospace, and security company reported on its threat research blog that a Vietnamese commercial bank was the target.

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