Posts Tagged ‘Zeus Trojan’

Kaspersky Lab logoKaspersky Internet Security, successfully repelled all attacks is aimed at online banking systems in the course of specialized testing Online Banking / Browser Security Assessment Project, conducted in the second quarter of 2013.

The danger of attacks aimed at the users of payment systems and online banking, is that if successful, attackers abducted real money account holder, return that can be extremely rare. With the growing popularity of payment services and online banking and increased requirements for security solutions for home users. That’s why independent experts from MRG Effitas had a test to measure how well the popular protective products to cope with such attacks.

Banking Trojan Zeus is the most common type of financial malware. Zeus infects the user’s computer and lies in wait when he will enter the online system of the bank. Once this happens, the Trojan tries to steal accounts online banking passwords and other personal information. This summer, Zeus has set his sights on Facebook, showing how it can be developed to avoid detection and bypass existing security measures banks and vendors of security solutions. (more…)

ESET LogoResearchers has discovered ‘Zeus-like Trojan‘.

ESET’s researchers has discovered a new effective web banking Trojan – Hesperbot (Win32/Spy.Hesperbot), whose activities are aimed at users from Turkey, the Czech Republic, Portugal and UK.

Malicious software can capture keystrokes, take screenshots with the user’s screen , record video , and configure proxy and create a hidden VNC- server on the infected system.

Hesperbot spreads by sending out phishing emails and often tries to infect mobile devices that operate on the basis of Android, Symbian and Blackberry. Experts notes – the functionality of the new malware is reminiscent of another well-known banking Trojan – Zeus. (more…)

ESET LogoThe company Eset today published a report on the most active threats in May 2013.

Month was marked increase in the activity of the family of banker Trojans ZeuS, as well as a phishing attack using one of the services of Google. Last month, the world was recorded increased activity of a family of ZBot (ZeuS), whose rating was 1.36%. Under the general title Win32/Spy.Zbot we detected all the possible variants of this Trojan program, including the Citadel and Gameover. Peak activity ZeuS fell on May 2, when the level of its prevalence has reached 4.83%. (more…)