It's widely known that online gamers make great targets for cyber criminals: their dedication and enthusiasm for the game(s) often leads them to disregard warnings both from the games' creators and security firms aimed at keeping themselves and their computers safe.
Russian-language hackers have managed to break into Russian regional bank Energobank, infect its systems, and gain unsanctioned access to its trading system terminals, which allowed them to manipulate the Dollar/Ruble exchange rate.
Dyre (aka Dyreza), one of the most widespread and effective financial Trojans to crop up in the last few years, is currently not an active threat.
A new backdoor Trojan with spyware capabilities is being used in targeted attacks against organizations based in the United States.
After last September's arrest of an alleged member of the gang that has been developing and spreading the Dridex banking malware, and last October's temporary disruption of the Dridex botnet at the hands of UK and US law enforcement, the criminal group is experiencing problems again.
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