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Financial Cyber Attacks Pose Increasing Threat to Financial Sector

Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:12 pm

Financial malware attacks have seen a 16 percent rise in the second quarter of this year, according to data published today in Computer Weekly.

Increase in Financial Malware Attacks

Financial malware attacks are reported to be increasing as malware creators collaborate to evolve banking Trojans into the most dangerous threats online, says Kaspersky Labs, which blocked more than one million financial malware attacks in the second quarter of the year.

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One of the reasons for the increase is the collaboration between the authors of two leading banking Trojans, Gozi ... (read more)