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New Zeus variant targets users of 150 banks


Help Net Security - (International) Researchers with Kaspersky Lab identified a new variant of the Zeus banking and information-stealing malware known as Chthonic that is targeting customers of 150 banks and 20 payment systems in the U.S. and 14 other countries. Chthonic shares several components with other forms of malware and is delivered by spam emails or though downloader malware already present on victims' computers.


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 10:22:53