Posted by Sean-Paul Correll, October 21, 2009
Banking Trojans are one of the most prevalent Malware species in the threat landscape today. Malware authors aim to keep infections live and undetected long enough so that they can get what they are really after: money.
Financial motivations lead malware developers to craft the stealthiest banking Trojans to steal personal and financial data for further exploitation on the black market. Day after day innocent victims are hacked with the end result being an emptied out bank account.
This video demonstrates how dangerous and stealthy banking Trojans can be and why we must continue to raise awareness on the issue.
Make sure your Panda Security–antivirus solution is up-to-date, we’ll take care of protecting you while you use your bank online.
As you can see, the criminal mind is quite creative, but you can avoid falling victim by paying attention and implementing the necessary security measures.
Would you like us to mention any other information that can help people avoid these crimes? Why not tell us about it?