Banking Malware Monitors Victims

A place to talk about relax topics, such as tailwaggers and jokes unrelated to our products, politics and religion. Please keep it clean.

Banking Malware Monitors Victims

Postby vita » 2012-05-23 22:07


Banking Malware Monitors Victims by Hijacking Webcams and Microphones, Researchers Say

How dangerous is malware? the answer is very. We can see that from the following news from PCworld:
-http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/255979/banking_malware_monitors_victims_by_hijacking_webcams_and_microphones_researchers_say.html-

A new variant of SpyEye malware allows cybercriminals to monitor potential bank fraud victims by hijacking their webcams and microphones, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab.

SpyEye is a computer Trojan horse that specifically targets online banking users. Like its older cousin, Zeus, SpyEye is no longer being developed by its original author, but is still widely used by cybercriminals in their operations.


SpyEye's plug-in-based architecture allows third-party malware developers to extend its original functionality, Kaspersky Lab malware researcher Dmitry Tarakanov said in a blog post on Monday. This is exactly what happened with the new webcam and microphone spying feature, which is implemented as a SpyEye plug-in called flashcamcontrol.dll, Tarakanov said.
User avatar
vita
Advanced Member

Advanced Member
 
Posts: 155
Joined: 2012-02-01 3:06

Return to General Chat

Random Threads
ThreadThread StarterViews
Ein Online Tiffany Outlet Beste Tiffany Schmuck und andere Tiffany billige Angebote bei loveyoutiffany.comyeheyeldr0
Unable to send emails through my gmail accountjenyclark585166
Replica Vacheron Constantin QUAI DE L'ILE series 85050/000R-20P2A watches [f5d7] - $263.00 : Zen Cart!, The Art of E-commercereslerbuff0
3g signal detectorjesica1230
iTunes hacked! Apple ignores itshadow1791

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users