Bank Security Is So Bad That a Simple Phishing Scam Can Cost $1 Billion

In potentially the largest bank heist on record, an Eastern European hacker ring is stealing an estimated $1 billion from banks by infecting computers with malware and siphoning money. But how the hackers infiltrated these banks speaks to a much bigger problem: The current security standards (or lack thereof) at… »2/16/15 5:35pm2/16/15 5:35pm

Find All the Bank Robbers In Your Neighborhood With This Handy Map

Whether you're just trying to find a way to that restaurant you keep hearing about, or you want to hunt down bank robbers at large for some (ill-advised!) vigilante justice, Google Maps has got you covered. At least, now that the FBI whipped up its own robber-tracking map, complete with all your local miscreants. »1/14/13 5:40pm1/14/13 5:40pm

Determined Bank Robber Proves That "Bulletproof" Doesn't Mean "Axe-Proof"

Let's say you really, really need to rob a bank, like in under four minutes. But there's all this pesky bulletproof glass between you and the terrified tellers! If you can relate, take a tip from this industrious Chinese bank robber, who understands that "bulletproof" glass doesn't mean you can't axe the bejeezus… »2/28/11 9:40am2/28/11 9:40am