TrickBot Is Hand-Picking Private Banks for Targets — With Redirection Attacks in Tow! TrickBot Is Hand-Picking Private Banks for Targets — With Redirection Attacks in Tow!
According to IBM X-Force Research, the operators of the infamous TrickBot Trojan have been hand-picking private banks to target with redirection attacks.
According to the 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, cybercriminals targeted the financial services sector more than any other industry in 2016.
Since its initial launch five years ago, the Necurs botnet has quickly ascended the cybercriminal ranks. Today, it controls more than 6 million endpoints.
IBM Research — Haifa Labs detected yet another malware campaign, dubbed EmbusteBot, designed to target dozens of financial institutions in Brazil.
According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index for 2017, commercial malware made a notable comeback in 2016 and remains a top threat in 2017.
After being spurned by his cybercriminal peers on underground forums, the creator of NukeBot apparently leaked the banking Trojan's source code.
The fintech marketis growing in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in China and India, due to increasing innovation and a strong startup culture.