Sophisticated keyloggers target financial services companies

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Analysis of malware samples found among finance firms has uncovered an unusually large number of iSpy keylogger samples. iSpy is a variant of the notorious HawkEye logger. Network-based malware protection specialist Lastline intercepted the logger’s communication with the command and control server and detected the active exfiltration of website, email and FTP credentials, as well as license key information for installed products. The company’s analysis also detected sophisticated Emotet and URSNIF keyloggers being delivered via Microsoft Office documents. These two strains of malware share an evasion module for detecting dynamic analysis environments, and use common methods for infiltrating financial transactions…

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