Kaspersky Lab has recorded several thousand attempts to infect computers used for online banking with a malicious program that its creators claim can attack "any bank in any country".
Man-In-the-Middle BGP route hijacking attacks are becoming regular occurrences, but itís still impossible to tell who is behind them, and what their ultimate goal is, warns Jim Cowie, co-founder and CTO of Internet intelligence company Renesys.
Trend Micro researchers have recently come across an interesting example of malware collaboration involving the Zeus banking Trojan and a new variant of the password-stealing Sinowal Trojan.
Bitdefender warns that 0.5 per cent of all spam sent worldwide is targeting customers of some of the most popular British financial institutions and services, including PayPal, Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC Holdings and Barclays Bank.
The Android banking Trojan known as Svpeng has been improved by its creators and is now capable to perform phishing attacks as well as stealing money directly from a victimís bank account by executing commands from a remote C&C.