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Hackers targeted Turkish lender Akbank in a cyberattack on the SWIFT global money transfer system, the bank said, adding it faced a liability of up to $4 million from the incident but no customer information was compromised.The bank did not immediately respond to a Reuters request to clarify if any funds had been stolen.In an emailed statement, Akbank said it had been targeted in a SWIFT attack on Dec. 8 .SWIFT is a Belgium-based co-operative owned by its user banks, which include both central banks and commercial banks.Founded in 1973, SWIFT operates a secure messaging network that has been considered reliable for four decades.
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