Russians prevent bank fraud against 457 companies

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Russians prevent bank fraud against 457 companies

Postby Red Dwarf » Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:49 pm

Ref http://safe.cnews.ru/news/line/index.sh ... /01/425445 (Google Translate for English)
02/01/2011, Tuesday, 11:46
Group-IB with Webb prevented the theft of more than 36 million rubles from the accounts of 457 companies

Company Group-IB (including Leta Group), specializing in IT incidents and violations of information security, in conjunction with the Office of Economic Security (Webb), police in Moscow reported the suppression of fraud in 96 Russian and foreign banks. . Experts in Group-IB prevented the theft of more than 36 million rubles from the accounts of 457 companies.

Information about the next botnet was obtained in the course of the joint technical activities of company specialists and staff of Webb police in Moscow.
As a result, Group-IB criminologists could get information from the management server criminal network, which was aimed at committing fraud in the systems of e-banking (DBS), said Group-IB. Attackers kept the keys to the bank of DBS on a central server, as well as the usernames and passwords of bank customers. . An investigation by experts found the compromised electronic keys of 1,996 customers of Russian and foreign banks. According to Group-IB, the bank keys, usernames and passwords of 457 customers were stolen by hackers using malicious software.


This looks like the tip of an iceberg, as shown in this article from Dancho Danchev February 2, 2011, 4:38am PST
500,000 stolen email passwords discovered in Waledac's cache
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Re: Russians prevent bank fraud against 457 companies

Postby meep » Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:53 pm

Interesting find, too as related to the Waledac stolen password story.
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