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"Emotet" banking malware steals data via network sniffing


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.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:45