London police: Audacious attempt at cyber heist could have drained millions from Spanish bank

  • by: RAPHAEL SATTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 13, 2013 - 11:39 PM

LONDON — A daring attempt to graft a rogue piece of hardware onto a computer at a London branch of Spanish bank Santander could have drained millions from its coffers, police said Friday, an indication of the potential for electronic crime to tear huge chunks off financial institutions' balance sheets.

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