Experts have found a new version of the Trojan Citadel

Posted: October 22, 2012 in IT Security News
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Malware Trojan HorseThe sixth version Citadel was discovered almost simultaneously with cyberattacks on computer systems of many banks.

The company announced a new RSA version Trojan Citadel, aimed at organizing the financial sector. Note that this version is the sixth in the series since the first detection of a trojan in January.

In RSA claim that the new version of the Citadel endowed a number of new features. The most important of these experts believe the dynamic configuration that allows administrators to set up botnets Citadel introduce malicious content into compromised browsers in real-time. Trojan dynamic makes it difficult to detect and allow malware to spread rapidly.

“Fraud today is carried out in real time, so speed is of the essence. This new feature allows operators to create web-Trojan injection and use them on the fly, giving them the path to the selected bots without having to load a new configuration file “, – said the representative of RSA Limor Kessem.

It should be noted that the discovery of a new version of the banker Trojan coincides with the period when many of the institutions of the financial industry are cyber attacks. Recently, the attacks on their systems and said HSBC Ally Financial. In addition, as has been broken correct site of banks such as Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo.

Solution: update your anti-virus program


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