[ISN] Facebook Used to Market Banking Trojans

http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/facebook-used-to-market-banking-trojans-a-5714 By Tracy Kitten Bank Info Security April 26, 2013 Within the last week, researchers at security vendor RSA stumbled upon a Facebook page called Casper Spy Botnet that hackers and malware developers were using to promote and sell the legacy banking Trojan Zeus. The page has since been deactivated, says RSA’s Limor Kessem, a top cyber-intelligence expert within The Security Division of EMC. But it’s likely it was available for several months. And it signifies a concerning trend, she says in an interview with BankInfoSecurity. “This just brings Trojans to the awareness of those who would not otherwise be selling Trojans or using them,” Kessem says. “It was just interesting to see Trojans being sold on a popular site, like Facebook. It proves the sale of Trojans has moved from the underground.” […] ______________________________________________ Visit the InfoSec News Security Bookstore Best Selling Security Books and More! http://www.shopinfosecnews.org




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