Vulnerabilities in web applications remain the preferred entryway for crooks seeing valuable company information, Rob Lamb, vice president of IBMsecurity products, said Wednesday at SC Congress Canada in Toronto.
IBM's X-Force research team has reported that the recently discovered CoreBot malware has lived up to its earlier warnings quickly transforming into a full-fledged banking Trojan that is active in the wild.
Financial malware is a threat that seems to make headlines almost every month. Studies indicate that cybercrime is the only economic crime to have seen an increase this year, rising sharply, and landing the second rank on the list of the most reported economic crimes globally.
Developers behind Dridex have launched a major new version of the banking trojan, one that employs a unique method for injecting malicious code based on a technique called AtomBombing. And UK banks already feel the heat.