Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Bank Botnet Serves Fake Info to Thwart Researchers

Source: Threat Level

The URLZone trojan mentioned in the previous post has another interesting feature. When researchers attempted to install the trojan on their own system and use it to obtain account details of mules, they were sent red herring account details. These misleading accounts are genuine accounts which have been used as the targets of legitimate funds transfers on URLZone-compromised systems.

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