Thursday, October 08, 2009

Trojan forging bank statements to cover traces

This is getting way too "perfect". Now malware was discovered that re-writes bank online statements on the fly, covering traces of illegal bank transactions. By doing this, criminals have more time to route the money and hide it. This new Trojan seems to be using a server in the Ukraine for control. First victims were spotted in Germany, with damages up to 300,000 Euros (approximately $400,000) in just 22 days.

You can read more at: Wired article

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