Gameover variant of Zeus trojan targets Monster and CareerBuilder

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The Gameover variant of the nefarious Zeus trojan is now targeting employment website Monster, according to a Tuesday post by F-Secure.

When infected, Gameover injects a new “Sign In” button that, when clicked, prompts an injected form that asks a number of standard security questions, such as the name of the street you grew up on, or your favorite activity in school, according to the post, which adds a cookie named “qasent” is created.

CareerBuilder is also targeted, F-Secure researchers learned following an analysis of a current Gameover configuration file.

Monster accounts tied to bank accounts and spending budgets are targets for banking trojans, according to the post, which adds that recruiters should monitor accounts for irregularities. These employment sites should enable two-factor authentication, it added.

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