Deutsche Bank Hacked? Access to systems for sale on Telegram

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Access to the internal network at Deutsche Bank is apparently being sold on Telegram by an initial access broker (IAB). The broker claims to have access to 21,000 machines and 16 terabytes of data. They are selling it for 7.5 Bitcoin, worth approximately £110,000. Based in Frankfurt, the bank manages assets worth more than $1.3trn.

The broker, going by the username Ox_dump, announced on Telegram that they possess access to internal networks and machines at Deutsche Bank. “We are selling another network access of a particular bank,” they said. “We have DA (direct access), domain has around 21 k machines configured mostly with Windows.” The announcement has been posted alongside a picture of the Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, with the Deutsche Bank icon layered over the picture.
If these claims are validated, such access could be devastating for the bank’s reputation as it comes on the coattails of another scandal. Last month, Deutsche Bank’s Frankfurt headquarters and the homes of ten current and former employees were raided by police as part of an investigation into the bank’s involvement in the so-called “Cum-Ex” scandal, which saw billions of euros of government funds being misappropriated.
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MT needs a separate 'Who's Hacked Now'? thread .
There's a lot of constant flow of new cases. I saw a major one in the US yesterday I can't share because it lacks too much info, but this one might just hold merits after I done some deep diving and found out that around 1 year ago German Banks was getting attacked hard, and it's very typical with hackers that gained persistence access they later sell/buy data. More on that also here:

There's also some interesting articles a few years back with some employees talking about the banks IT system and some specific problems. Along with the Cum-Ex scandal, it's easy to spot the breadcrumb traces, but banks in general are always good to put the lid on issues.
 

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Deutsche Bank are also linked to some of Trump's business dealings which are being investigated in various jurisdictions, US and international. I'm not predicting the outcomes of them, but if it ends up being mores bad news for the orange man, its going to look very bad for this bank too.

"..banks in general are always good to put the lid on issues." Too good at it, often enabled by various national so-called 'regulatory' authorities.
 

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Deutsche Bank are also linked to some of Trump's business dealings which are being investigated in various jurisdictions, US and international. I'm not predicting the outcomes of them, but if it ends up being mores bad news for the orange man, its going to look very bad for this bank too.

"..banks in general are always good to put the lid on issues." Too good at it, often enabled by various national so-called 'regulatory' authorities.
A few links to back up what I said - "The Trump Organization is under investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and New York Attorney General and both agencies have subpoenaed the bank about its lending relationship with the company. " The first might help explain why he often took pops at CNN.
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/12/22/business/trump-deutsche-bankers-resign/index.html

"Two House committees have stepped up their investigation of Donald Trump’s business operations by issuing subpoenas for a range of documents from the institution that has long been his main financial prop, Deutsche Bank."

"The checkered relationship between the German bank and Trump goes back to 1998 when it loaned the future president around $425 million to finance renovations of a tower at 40 Wall Street and the construction of a skyscraper next to the United Nations.
In 2003, Deutsche Bank helped Trump's casino company sell hundreds of millions of dollars in bonds but Trump's company defaulted in 2004, leaving the bank's clients with losses. Trump also sued the bank's real estate division in 2008 after defaulting on a $40 million repayment that funded the construction of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago.
But the bank stood by him and loaned him more money to pay off existing debt. The total lending by Deutsche Bank to Trump and his companies since the 1990s is more than $2.5 billion, although the president has paid most of this back.
The German bank now has around $340 million in loans outstanding to the Trump Organization, according to a Reuters report in November citing bank officials and filings made to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics."

 

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