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Polish banks suffer cyberattack… from their regulator

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In any good detective story, the villain generally turns out to be the least likely suspect. So, true to the trope, when Poland’s banks investigated the source of the most serious malware attack in their history, they found that the unwitting culprit was none other than KNF – their own… Read more »

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New Trojan bank robber at large

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Gugi, a new banking Trojan, has found a way of sidestepping Google’s Android defence system and pilfering users’ mobile banking credentials. Gugi creates a bogus overlay screen, then tricks users into handing over log-in details for their accounts. Android’s 6.0 Marshmallow operating system is designed to prevent this happening, but… Read more »

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Banking malware back in business

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After a period of inactivity, banking malware code Dridex has resurfaced – Voldemort-like – to prey on unwary online bank account holders. This time it is using more sophisticated tactics to exploit victims’ fear of having their accounts compromised, ironically by sending them dangerously authentic emails warning them against being… Read more »

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