In this intelligence brief, I will expose the market for stolen credit cards data, by profiling 20 gateways for processing of fraudulently obtained financial data.
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Kaspersky's most recent product launch of the Kaspersky Internet Security 2009, is featuring a virtual keyboard "a secure pop-up that enables logins, passwords, bank card details and other important personal information to be entered safely to prevent the theft of confidential information" aiming to protect users from keyloggers, and consequently provide a safer Ebanking experience.
Rational, but unrealistic in today's threatscape. According to the Times :"Customers using their credit or debit cards online have been advised that high street banks are likely to become increasingly reluctant to help victims of internet fraud as new rules added to the Banking Code signal less willingness to cover losses.
The Twitter account of Bank of Melbourne was compromised last Wednesday, and was used to spread phishing links as direct messages to the account followers.
Security researchers from BitDefender are reporting on a currently spreading malware campaign using bogus bank statements as a social engineering element of the campaign.
Security researchers from "Stop Malvertising Spam & Scams", have intercepted a currently circulating malicious email campaign, that's impersonating GestPay
The recently released APWG report shows that 48% of the 22 million scanned computers are infected with malware. Over a million and a half are infected with crimeware/banker trojans.
Phishers don't just want to "bank with you", they also want to talk you into revealing the answers to your 'secret' questions, next to more sensitive information that would help them gain access to your online bank account.