Meeting the Swedish bank hacker

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by gates, Jan 26, 2007.

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  1. gates

    gates Registered Member

    Sep 2, 2005
  2. Togg

    Togg Registered Member

    Jun 24, 2003
    It would be interesting to know if the bank concerned was using Microsoft IIS or an Apache/Unix setup, because the latter are supposed to be much harder to infiltrate.

    There's little doubt that the claim about banks concealing the extent of their losses is correct. 'Confidence' in the system, however unjustified, is paramount.
  3. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

    Jul 10, 2004
    The Netherlands

    Nice article, thanks for the heads up. I guess this is one of my main fears, that a trojan will plunder my bank account. :shifty:
  4. poirot

    poirot Registered Member

    May 4, 2005
    Thanks a lot for the article link.
    Just a few days ago i found that a friend pc ha been infected with
    Her Trojan Remover found it Heuristically but inspection inside TR log revealed an empty or missing file, i surmise BOClean- that she also runs -might have provided to it,i didnt have the time to find out for sure as my worry was using what she has,that is Avast and Superantispyware scans, and then i proceeded to use Blacklight,Sophos antirootkit and RKU,which gave a green light of apparent cleanliness from rootkits, a first class need-priority,given the fact she's doing Trading on line,but installed against my advice p2p clients to download music in the same pc whose only great defense is Avast&BOClean.
    Of course,you can never be cathegorical about rootkits...
    I would re-image or re-install,but she dont care........(Elvis?)
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