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Banking botnets persist despite takedowns


Help Net Security - (International) Dell SecureWorks released analysis from its annual Top Banking Botnets report revealing that attackers targeted an array of Web sites in addition to traditional banking portals, including those related to corporate finance and payroll services, stock trading, employment portals, and email services in 2014, that over 90 percent of the 1,400 financial institutions targeted worldwide were in the U.S., and that attackers began avoiding countries where international transactions are more difficult, among other findings.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:11