Zeus Trojan Horse


Small Company Bankrupt After ZeuS, Bank Fraud

A New York marketing firm that as recently as two weeks ago was
preparing to be acquired now is facing bankruptcy from a computer virus
infection that cost the company more than $164,000. Read the full article. [KrebsonSecurity]

Zeus Trojan Found in Fake AIM Update

A new iteration of Zeus, a notorious password-stealing trojan, is victimizing users of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), according to researchers. Read the full article. [Secure Computing]

UK Police Arrest 2 in Zbot Plot

Authorities in the U.K. have arrested two people in connection with using a notorious Trojan in a scheme to steal online banking information. The man and the woman, both 20, were arrested by the Metropolitan Police Service in Manchester, according to police. The duo is accused of using the Zeus Trojan, also known as Zbot, in a plot to steal information. It is believed the Trojan was configured to record victim’s online bank account information and passwords, as well as credit card numbers and other information. Read the full article. [eWEEK]

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