Bank hackers team up to spread financial Trojans worldwide


Banking Trojans are popular in cybercriminal schemes given the valuable data and financial service credentials they can steal in successful cyberattacks.

Banks find themselves a constant target for relentless attacks against their apps and infrastructure. Their names, too, are abused by threat actors which use them in phishing campaigns and through copycat malicious domains designed to dupe customers into handing over their account credentials.

Banking Trojans are considered one of the top threats to the enterprise today. In 2018 alone, Kaspersky Lab recordedroughly 900,000 financial malware-based attacks against users in 2018 — an increase of 16 percent in comparison to 767,000 attacks in the previous year.

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