BlackBerry, Nokia Malware Aims To Defeat Banks' Security Scheme

Forbes (blog) - Andy Greenberg - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
Smartphones have long been seen as a potentially powerful tool for shutting down identity theft. Even if a hacker manages to steal a ...

Zeus banking Trojan targets mobile phones too

CNET - Elinor Mills - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
The newly discovered Zeus malware variant tricks victims into giving up their phone number and model of phone. This version is in Spanish. ...

ZeuS attacks mobiles in bank SMS bypass scam

Register - John Leyden - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
Security researchers have warned that cybercrooks might be able to compromise online bank accounts even in cases ...

Zeus Targeting Mobile Phone Authentication

InformationWeek (blog) - George Hulme - ‎Sep 26, 2010‎
Anyone who has been following IT security long enough knows that it's a never ending game of leapfrog. As businesses and the security industry devise new ...

The Zeus Trojan is a mini banking crisis. Can it be stopped?

Techworld.com (blog) - John E. Dunn - 29 Sep, 2010
It's been called the 'second bank crisis', and this time its cause is a piece of malware so potent it can steal money from online bank ...

ZeuS botnet has a new use: Stealing bank access codes via SMS

NetworkWorld.com - Tim Greene - 29 Sep, 2010
The latest criminal activity linked to the ZeuS botnet is a software package tailored to BlackBerry and Symbian mobile phones ...

UK police notified of ongoing Zeus mobile attacks

NetworkWorld.com - Jeremy Kirk - 29 Sep, 2010
A new variation of the Zeus banking malware that intercepts one-time passcodes on mobile phones is still transmitting data ...

Zeus Trojan is now on mobile phones

AME Info - 29 Sep, 2010
Fortinet - a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions - unveiled that the sophisticated Zeus ...

Zeus Malware Purveyors Target Symbian, BlackBerry Devices

eWeek - Brian Prince - 29 Sep, 2010
Cyber-crooks are targeting Symbian and BlackBerry devices in an attempt to beat multifactor authentication security schemes used by some banks. ...

SMS Trojan Strikes Again

Mobile Messaging - 29 Sep, 2010
As you may have seen, the second SMS Trojan to target phones running on Google's Android operating system has been identified this month. ...

Zeus moves to mobile devices to sniff out text messages

SC Magazine US - Dan Kaplan - ‎Sep 28, 2010‎
According to experts at Fortinet and S21sec, the malware now is being leveraged to infect smartphones in a ploy to steal codes, sent through text message, ...

The power of ZeuS hammers mobile banking users says F-Secure

Infosecurity Magazine - ‎Sep 28, 2010‎
Whilst LinkedIn users woke up this morning to the realisation that the integrity of their service had been compromised by the ZeuS malware, it seems that a ...

SMS-harvesting mobile virus targeting banks

PC Pro - Stewart Mitchell - ‎Sep 28, 2010‎
Security experts are warning of a variant of the Zeus banking trojan that attacks mobile phones and can bypass the two-stage ...

New Zeus banking Trojan tactic tries to defeat SMS-based authentication

SearchSecurity.com - ‎Sep 28, 2010‎
By SearchFinancialSecurity.com Staff The infamous Zeus banking Trojan has developed a new technique designed to circumvent a form of two-factor ...

Zeus targets mobile banking authentication

IT PRO - Tom Brewster - ‎Sep 28, 2010‎
A new Zeus variant has been seen trying to steal mobile authentication numbers from online bankers. By Tom Brewster, 28 Sep 2010 at 13:14 A Zeus Trojan has ...

Mobiles used by Zeus as SMS messages are used to deliver one time passwords

SC Magazine UK - Dan Raywood - ‎Sep 28, 2010‎
Warnings have been made of a new mobile threat which uses an SMS message to spread the Zeus Trojan. Security firm S21sec called the attack 'a better ...

Zeus Botnet Targets Mobile Banking Apps

eSecurity Planet - ‎Sep 28, 2010‎
By eSecurityPlanet Staff S21Sec researchers have uncovered a variant of the Zeus botnet that specifically targets users who perform online banking ...

Mobile Phones Targeted By Zeus Banking Trojan

ChannelWeb - Stefanie Hoffman - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
A new strain of mobile malware distributed by the Zeus banking botnet is now seeking smartphones ...

Banking trojan ZeuS homes in on SMS-TAN process

The H - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
According to a report on the S21sec blog, new versions of the ZeuS banking trojan are now homing in on the SMS-TAN procedure (also known as mobile TAN or ...

New banking malware intercepts mobile authentication

Information Age - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
Just as banks and other organisations are beginning to use mobile devices to authenticate commercial transactions, an IT security company has claimed to ...

ZeuS tries to bypass two-factor authentication

Help Net Security - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
Since more and more financial institutions and companies are beginning to use mobile text messages in order to provide two-factor authentication to its ...

Internet banking faces a new threat

Finextra - David Divitt - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
The recent announcement of the multi-channelled Zeus attack on a user's internet banking account is an interesting hypothesis and surely will not be the ...

Zeus Trojan opens backdoor to crack two-factor SMS authentication.

Finextra - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
Security researchers are warning of a new threat to bank SMS two-factor authentication systems that combines social engineering and a variant of the Zeus ...

New ZeuS Component Targets Mobile Phones

Softpedia - Lucian Constantin - ‎Sep 27, 2010‎
Security researchers from S21sec report that a new component for the ZeuS crimeware toolkit allows attackers to steal SMS messages from Symbian and ...