Stolen users information is regularly sold and bought online by cyber crooks and attackers, and many services have sprung up to meet the demand for information that can be used to compromise online accounts and facilitate identity theft.
The existence, the modus operandi and details of successful campaigns of another Chinese hacking group have been revealed by Symantec researchers, who have managed to tie to several high-profile compromises in the last few years, most notably that of Bit9.
The names, addresses, birth dates, and bank account information of some 2 million German Vodafone users has been compromised in a breach of a server located "deep in the company's IT infrastructure", the company has announced.
RSA researchers have recently spotted a banking Trojan targeting Linux systems being sold online by a cybercrime team based in Russia.
F-Secure's Mikko Hypponen has shared several interesting slides from a presentation that displays the wide range of capabilities offered by the FinFisher commercial spyware toolkit.
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