Tag Archives: Trojan

Malware found sucking up data on new Japanese space agency rocket

Posted December 3, 2012 Malware discovered on a Japanese space agency desktop computer has been stealing data on Epsilon – a new, AI-enabled rocket – and beaming it to controllers outside the agency. It’s only the latest in a string of data-siphoning incidents that’s plagued the agency. Click here to read the full story.

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Unmasked! Alleged mastermind of “Project Blitzkrieg” online attack plot against US banks

Posted October 9, 2012 Claims are made that a cyber gang is recruiting some 100 botmasters for a Trojan attack against 30 US bank, and the plot’s alleged mastermind is unmasked. But given the alleged fraudster’s flamboyant claims, can we be sure he’s not a trap set by Russian law enforcement? Read it now.

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Bank’s shoddy security was to blame for $588,851 online robbery, US appeals court rules

Posted July 10, 2012 A Maine construction company that saw its online bank account fraudulently drained of almost $600,000 might get some of it back due to what a US federal court has deemed shoddy security systems at its bank. Read more here. 

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Android Malware Spreading for First Time via Hacked Sites

Posted May 3, 2012 Lookout Mobile Security is seeing the first Trojan that’s coming over as a drive-by download, which hopefully won’t spread far, given the compromised sites’ relatively low traffic. Read the story. 

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SpyEye bank Trojan hides its fraud footprint

Posted January 5, 2012 The latest variants of the information-stealing SpyEye Trojan are now specializing in hiding fraudulent transactions from your online banking statements. Should we rethink giving up on our paper statements? Here’s the full story. 

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