Posts Tagged ‘safe banking transactions’

Trend MicroSophisticated malicious software by cybercriminals designed to silently steal banking credentials from victimized systems has been swimming the World Wide Web since 2002. However, it recorded its highest infections in the past three months.

According to a new report from Trend Micro, they recorded over 200,000 new infections from July through September which is the highest number within a three-month period in 11 years. Cybercriminals are not only targeting the Europe and the Americas with the banking malware, but are also diversifying the banking customers they target by distributing the malware throughout the globe.

United States made up 23 percent of the new infections, Brazil 16 percent and Japan 12 percent. Other affected countries include India, Australia, France, Germany, Vietnam, Taiwan and Mexico. (more…)