Hackers hit Qld savings account

A Queensland woman's Suncorp-Metway savings account has been depleted by several thousand dollars – without her knowledge and never having used her credit card online. It appears hackers in the US used a computer program to randomly generate card numbers and came up with the woman's details, then drained her account. By the time she discovered the stream of withdrawals, her account only had a couple of hundred dollars left in it. A Suncorp-Metway spokeswoman said the bank is still investigating but at this stage does not know how the withdrawals were conducted.

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