Tag: Banking Trojan

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NSA Hard Drive Breaking Capabilities Revealed by Kaspersky

This week, the Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab released new details about a program developed by the NSA that was designed to burrow into the hard drives of computers from major manufactures such as Seagate, Western Digital, and Toshiba. Unlike some of the other programs we’ve detailed so far, it seems this operation (or at […]

Tinba Trojan Attempted at Major US Banks

The Tinba Banker Trojan is back in the headlines, and it’s spreading to a growing number of financial institutions in the US. The tiny banking malware, sized 20 kb, has man-in-the-browser and network sniffing capabilities. After being made to target customers of a small number of banks, the list has increased and now extends to […]

FBI Brings Down ‘Shylock’ Banking Trojan

In yet another case of financial trojans to hit the Internet this month, this week the FBI announced they had successfully dismantled the command and control networks responsible for distributing the Shylock banking malware in a joint effort between themselves, Europol, and the UK’s National Crime Agency. Shylock gets its name from the bits of […]