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G DataAnti-virus company revealed the new technology of cloud cyber attacks.

Experts in the field of computer security have identified a new way of carrying out cyber attacks based on the placement of the virus code in the cloud storage.

According to experts of G Data, the virus placed in the “cloud ” can be used to intercept data when making payment transactions over the Internet. So, for example, downloaded from the cloud of the malicious code may require the user to re-enter credit card information or personal data, which as a result will be in the hands of criminals.

According to this principle already has two well-known Trojan virus called Zeus and Ciavax. Unlike traditional viruses, which are located directly among the files stored on the computer, cloud viruses are much more difficult to detect and analyze and effective means of dealing with them is not there yet. (more…)