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Banking Fraud Campaign Steals 500k Euros In a Week 35

An anonymous reader writes The experts at Kaspersky Lab have discovered evidence of a targeted attack against the clients of a large European bank. According to the logs found in the server used by the attackers, apparently in the space of just one week cybercriminals stole more than half a million euros from accounts in the bank. The experts also detected transaction logs on the server, containing information about which sums of money were taken from which accounts. All in all, more than 190 victims could be identified, most of them located in Italy and Turkey. The sums stolen from each bank account, according to the logs, ranged between 1,700 to 39,000 euros.
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Banking Fraud Campaign Steals 500k Euros In a Week

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  • Re:Targeted Attack? (Score:0, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 25, 2014 @09:12AM (#47314241)
    @Joe Gillian: "this isn't a very good article, because it doesn't mention how they think the malware got onto these people's computers"

    That's down to a very sucessful propaganda campaign by Microsoft, the media will only mention the platform if it's Apple, Linux or Android, else it's 'banking' trojan ..

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