Cyber thieves hit UBS

Switzerland's leading bank UBS has been hit by hackers who managed to steal SFr34,000 from three online accounts.

This content was published on December 16, 2000 minutes

A UBS spokeswoman said that following reports of a virus in the bank's computer system a shortfall was noticed in the three accounts. The clients concerned had received full compensation.

UBS has made a complaint to the authorities, which have launched an investigation.

The virtual raid is the latest in a series to hit UBS and other Swiss banks.

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