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"Emotet" banking malware steals data via network sniffing

2014/06/30

Securityweek - (International) Researchers at Trend Micro identified a new piece of banking malware dubbed Emotet that attempts to steal banking credentials by logging outgoing traffic and comparing it against a list of targeted financial institutions. The malware is distributed via spam emails containing a link to a malicious Web site, and currently is primarily targeting financial institutions in Germany.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/emotet-banking-malware-steals-data-network-sniffing

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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