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bank frauds prevention and detection
Android malware
A newly found type of Android malware has stolen cryptocurrency and banking data from in excess of 125 different applications. The “Gustuff” Trojan virus is said to pick up its popularity in the cybercriminal underworld given that it’s custom-made explicitly to take banking and crypto assets. Gustuff is accepted to be about a year old...
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DanaBot Banking Trojan Found Targeting European Countries
Security specialists from ESET unravel banking trojan named DanaBot being dispersed to European nations by means of spam messages. DanaBot is prominent for its multistage disease chain and secluded design. Earlier research from Trustwave, alongside ESET’s new research, recognizes DanaBot as containing a few segments — generally as powerful connection libraries (DLL) — that perform...
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Danabot Phishing Scam
Yet another sensational Phishing operation has been identified, and is targeting users with bogus bill statements from MYOB. MYOB (Mind Your Own Business) is a multinational corporation based in Australia. They provide taxation, accounting and other similar business services software to small and medium businesses. So its primary concentration of targets is of course, in...
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Bank Fraud detection and prevention
A fraudulent app impersonating a phone call recording functionality in the Google Play Store managed to take away thousands of euros from a couple of bank customers in Europe. The malicious app was planted in a QRecorder app, being advertised as an automatic call and voice recording tool. At the time of the analysis, it...
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banking malware
The banking malware was known to have first appeared in 2016. In fact there was an article written about it within our blog: https://www.izoologic.com/2016/07/26/evolving-banking-malware-and-transaction-authentication/ As you can see the malware has evolved once more, but it isn’t new because the malware is customizable to give its evolution. The latest update on the Malware is to...
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The Panda Banking Trojan Now Targeting the US, Japan & Canada
The Panda Banker is a banking Trojan that seems to be related to the Zeus Trojan. The Panda Banker, a recently uncovered banking Trojan, is related to one of the most famous and destructive banking Trojans in history. Zeus is quite an old threat that has spawned countless imitators. The Panda Banker is used to...
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Trojan-like Chrome Extension Steals Bank Account Data
Visiting Google, Apple, Amazon or other legitimate online markets for downloading software content are, at best, safe. But although they are official sources we’ve come to fully accept and familiarize about, these are things which aren’t 100% safe. Take for example, a recent Google Chrome Extension called “Desbloquear Conteúdo” (Portuguese for “Unblock contents”), masquerades as...
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financial Trojan
Bolek malware is a new generation of financial trojan with an increased level of sophisitcation and stealth. Bolek was documented by the Polska CERT team in 2016 and named after a local cartoon character – “Bolek”, but this is no children’s show. Bolek’s primary function is targeting banks to steal login credentials from online banking...
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New Financial Malware – Banking Trojans
Denis Makrushin, a security expert at Kaspersky Lab. has published findings – “Financial malware are still active and developing rapidly. New banking Trojans have significantly extended their functionality by adding new modules, such as ransomware. If criminals do not succeed in stealing users’ personal data, they will encrypt it and demand a ransom. Another example...
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Banking Malware
Banking malware families and variants are constantly evolving, bank transaction authentication methods are also evolving. It is a cat and mouse game where the user expects convenience and with an ease of use. As malware flavors continue to chart new territory from the days of Spyeye, Zeus & Citadel to the likes of Prime,Dridex, Gozi,...
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