Fraudsters hack into National Bank of Kenya

The National Bank of Kenya on Friday confirmed it was hacked and 29 million shillings (N101.4m) lost in the process.

In a statement seen by Kenyan Pulse, the bank disclosed that the  fraud happened on January 17, 2018.

NBK assured customers that their accounts were not affected by the robbery.

“We confirm that there was an attempted fraud in the normal course of business on 17 January, but the Bank’s monitoring and security resources frustrated the attempt.

“The amount of attempted fraud is about 29 million shillings and we are confident we will recover most of that money.

“Customer accounts have not been affected and the latest social media speculation on the potential loss is incorrect,” the statement read.

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