Sources inside the bank confirm that servers in the institution's highly-restricted treasury unit were deeply penetrated with spy software last April. Invaders also had full access to the rest of the bank's network for nearly a month in June and July. In total, at least six major intrusions — two of them using the same group of IP addresses originating from China — have been detected at the World Bank since the summer of 2007, with the most recent breach occurring just last month.
SFox News scored this memo from inside the World Bank. In what one manager termed an "unprecedented crisis," the bank's servers were cracked over and over again beginning in the summer of 2007. They don't know yet what sensitive info on national economies has been stolen. Here's the breakdown on the break-ins: