Banking malware

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Gamer PCs – how to keep yours clean and mean

Gamers have become major targets for hackers - from large-scale attacks against gaming companies, to small-scale scams carried out via game chat channels. But a few easy security steps should help keep your precious rig at full speed - and safe.

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The Evolution of Webinject

Last month, we presented “The Evolution of Webinject” in Seattle at the 24th Virus Bulletin conference. This blog post will go over its key findings and provide links to the various material that has been released in the last few weeks.

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Salesforce software – millions of users at risk of Dyre malware

A strain of malware which previously targeted banks has turned its attention to users of the popular Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software Salesforce, used by 100,000 organizations worldwide.

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Cybercrime: Top experts to form international crook-hunting force

As many as 18 top cybercrime experts from around the world will form a new Joint Cybercrime Action Task Force based in the Hague, which will target “top-level criminals”.

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2FA – are big banks failing America?

The Target breach caused real damage to millions of American card users - but big financial institutions are doing little to remedy security issues by offering extra security such as 2FA.

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Hacked Japanese porn sites spread banking malware attack

Thinking of spending some time perusing Japanese porn websites before you do your online banking? Security researchers at ESET have analysed an organised malware campaign that stole the login credentials of online banking customers after infecting PCs that had visited X-rated websites.

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Win32/Aibatook: Banking Trojan Spreading Through Japanese Adult Websites

Win32/Aibatook targets Japanese bank customers with an unusual Internet Explorer monitoring technique. We believe the malware has been in development for months - and is now ready for take-off.

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Banking malware Shylock’s servers knocked out by law enforcement

A notorious strain of banking malware, known as Caphaw - or Shylock, due to snippets of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice embedded in its code - has seen its command and control servers shut down in a major international police operation.

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New ‘slimline’ ATM skimmers are near-invisible

New ‘slimline’ ATM skimmers are proving far harder to spot - with some of the hi-tech models remaining in place for up to five days before banks are alerted, and equipped with hi-tech extras such as cameras to spy on users' PIN codes.

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Brazilian payment malware may have skimmed up to $4 billion

Banking malware built to misdirect a Brazilian form of bank payment method targeted $3.75 billion of transactions over the past two years - and the scale of the attack may have eclipsed any single previous instance of electronic theft.

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