Contents tagged with Alfa-Bank

  • Major leak in three Russian banks: Nearly 1 million customers’ data leaked online

    The personal information of around 900,000 clients of the Russian banks OTP Bank, Alfa Bank and Home Credit Bank has become publicly accessible, reports Kommersant. Despite the fact that the databases were uploaded at the end of May, with data collected several years ago, a significant portion of the information is still correct.

    Two data leaks concerning Alfa-Bank clients were picked up by experts from DeviceLock. One of the databases contains information on more than 55,000 clients, …

  • Russian Alfa-Bank to stop servicing defense companies due to Western sanctions

    The first deputy chairman of the board of directors of Alfa-Bank Oleg Sysuev told Ekho Moskvy (Echo of Moscow) radio that the bank has notified the Russian defense companies that they will not be providing them with service because of Western sanctions.

    Sysuev clarified that the bank is not going to break off relations with defense companies at once. “We are trying to minimize the risks,” he explained.

    On December 29, Forbes published an interview with the founder of Alfa-Group, Mikhail …

  • Russian Alfa-Bank refuses to leave Ukraine

    According to the co-owner of one of the biggest private banks, Petr Aven, Russian Alfa-Bank is not going to sell their business in Ukraine. “We have not made a decision [to sell our Ukrainian business] yet. We’ve decided to work there. We are not a state bank,” he said during a television interview on channel Russia 24, RIA Novosti reports.

    Even so, Aven professes that it is difficult for Alfa-Bank to work in Ukraine. "We have had 80 attacks on different bank branches in different cities in …