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Dyre banking trojan aims at Europe and North America, infections double up

2015/06/02

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers at Trend Micro reported that the number of infections caused by the Dyre banking trojan increased by 125 percent in the first quarter of 2015, up from a previous increase of 4,000 in the previous quarter, and that cybercriminals increasingly targeted Europe and North America over the last 3 months. Researchers also reported that the Upatre downloader used to inject Dyre had gained capabilities that allow it to bypass detection from firewalls and other network-related products.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Dyre-Banking-Trojan-Aims-at-Europe-and-North-America-Infections-Double-Up-483080.shtml

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: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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