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Major Botnet Poses Threat to User Bank Accounts

By Vigilize | Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - Leave a Comment

According to an article posted on eWeek.com, the developers behind the Zeus and SpyEye Trojans have joined forces to create one major botnet, with sophisticated capabilities to attack user bank accounts, according to security researchers.

Malware authors aren’t sitting still as law enforcement officials arrest cyber-gangs stealing millions of dollars from compromised bank accounts. There is a lot of financial incentive to target bank accounts, said Randy Abrams, director of technical education at ESET, more so than gaming Trojans, which are actually the most common type of malware that researchers see.

Read the full article posted on eWeek.com:     Zeus Trojan Merger with SpyEye, Other Banking Malware Worry Researchers

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