Hackers attacked Bank of Valletta, created false accounts & stole $14.65 million. The bank shut down all operations on Wednesday but says customer accounts are safe despite the digital darkness.
Bank of Valletta, which accounts for almost half of Malta’s banking transactions detected a major cyberattack, Reuters reports.
The bank is headquartered in Malta, a small Mediterranean island between Sicily and the North African coast. Malta has been a European Union member since 2004.