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POS malware, RATs and banking trojans used by cybercrime group

2014/04/16

Softpedia - (International) FireEye researchers reported on the activities of a cybercrime group that is targeting financial services companies, banks, and businesses with a variety of malware, including the Netwire and DarkComet remote access trojans (RATs), JackPOS point of sale malware, and the Zeus trojan. The researchers found that the group uses spam emails to begin their attacks and that over 9 percent of targets opened the emails' malicious attachments.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/POS-Malware-RATs-and-Banking-Trojans-Used-by-Cybercrime-Group-437880.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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