Dyre (aka Dyreza), one of the most widespread and effective financial Trojans to crop up in the last few years, is currently not an active threat.
A year after Kaspersky Lab warned that cyber-criminals would start to adopt the tools and tactics of nation-state backed APTs in order to rob banks, the company has confirmed the return of Carbanak as Carbanak 2.0 and uncovered two more groups working in the same style: Metel and GCMAN.
Last week HSBC’s online banking website was taken down by a DDoS attack, leaving thousands of customers unable to access its services.
A relatively new Android Trojan family has been bringing grief to users around the world, posing as a Flash Player or WhatsApp update, stealing online banking credentials, one time passwords (OTPs), and login credentials for popular Android apps.
For the first time ever, mobile financial threats rank among the top ten malicious programs designed to steal money.
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