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Swedish Bank Stops Attempt to Take Control of Computer and Transfer Millions

"The would be bank robbers had placed "advanced technical equipment" under the employee's desk that allowed them to take control of his computer remotely, prosecutor Thomas Balter Nordenman said in a statement.

The employee discovered the device shortly after he realized his computer had started an operation to transfer "millions" from the bank into another account, Nordenman said.

"By pulling out the cable to the device, the employee managed to stop the intended transfer at the last second," he said."

Article Link: http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/080130/digital_bank_robbery.html?.v=2


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