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Facebook Used to Market Banking Trojans

May 7, 2013

Hackers were using a Facebook page as a how-to site for financial crime and to sell banking Trojans. One RSA security expert says this public promotion signifies

 

Within the last week, researchers at security vendor RSA stumbled upon a Facebook page called Casper Spy Botnet that hackers and malware developers were using to promote and sell the legacy banking Trojan Zeus.

The page has since been deactivated, says RSA's Limor Kessem, a top cyber-intelligence expert within The Security Division of EMC. But it's likely it was available for several months. And it signifies a concerning trend, she says in an interview with BankInfoSecurity.



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