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Banking Malware Source Code Leaked by Author to Gain Credibility Among Hackers
30 March 2017, 1:41 am

The source code for a new Trojan called Nuclear Bot has been leaked online, which may spark a rise in attacks against banking services. 

As it happens almost every time the source code for a malicious program lands online, it is quite likely to see more unskilled cybercriminals launching malware attacks against users. 

Nuclear Bot first landed on the dark web for sale back in December, for a mere $2,500. The malware can steal and inject information from and into websites opened in Firefox, Internet Explorer or Chrome, while also having the capability of opening a local proxy or hidden remote desktop service. 

These are pretty much common features among banking trojans as attacker seek to bypass security checks of online bank websites in order to go through with the fraud. 

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Source: Softpedia News / Security

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