Hackers are bombarding the Bank of Canada with cyber attacks and the crack in the bank’s armour is its employees

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Employees at the Bank of Canada in November 2015 were bombarded with 25,000 similar, innocuous-looking emails.

The messages came in both official languages, politely asking recipients to review an invoice in an attached Microsoft Word document. The document was armed with code that would attempt to install a colourfully named program — putinanalking.exe — carrying malware designed to steal banking credentials.

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