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Author Topic: Banker Trojans Dominate Malware in Q3 2010., PandaLabs Report  (Read 2262 times)

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More than half (55 percent) of all new malware identified in Q3 of this year were Trojans, said PandaLabs: http://pandalabs.pandasecurity.com/

The research arm of Panda Security says most of these were banker trojans designed to trick web users into navigating to fake financial sites so cybercriminals can steal login details and passwords.

The use of e-mail in distributing malware, once the most favored method, has declined. Instead, cybercriminals are resulting to social media-related infections, including Clickjacing attacks on social networks such as Facebook and poisoned search results.

Panda also said 95 percent of all e-mail received during Q3 was spam, and 50 percent of this was sent from just ten countries, which included India, Brazil and Russia. For the first time, the UK has fallen out of the list of the world's biggest spam-producing countries.

The security firm also said over the past three months it has a number of attacks on Google Android phones, which could be the beginning of a wave of threats targeting smartphones.

"We are also beginning to see legitimate Android apps compressed with self-extracting files, designed to infect when the application is extracted. In other words, Android apps are being used as bait to infect computers with self-extracting files," PandaLabs said.

(PCW)

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Re: Banker Trojans Dominate Malware in Q3 2010., PandaLabs Report
« Reply #1 on: 08. October 2010., 03:52:21 »
I think it was Symantec who said the following:
"96 percent of Trojans found were components of an emerging underground trend towards organized cybercrime, or 'Crimeware-as-a-Service.'"

The security industry is doing all it can to keep up with threats, but I think things will get worse in the next couple of years.

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Re: Banker Trojans Dominate Malware in Q3 2010., PandaLabs Report
« Reply #2 on: 08. October 2010., 05:48:13 »
The security industry is doing all it can to keep up with threats, but I think things will get worse in the next couple of years.

I agree...  :thumbsup:

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Re: Banker Trojans Dominate Malware in Q3 2010., PandaLabs Report
« Reply #3 on: 19. October 2010., 09:43:57 »
i agree too

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Re: Banker Trojans Dominate Malware in Q3 2010., PandaLabs Report
« Reply #4 on: 17. January 2011., 07:20:49 »
really good !!

 

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