Dyreza Malware is Back

Oct 07, 2015

Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.

The Proofpoint security firm reports that attackers have shifted the focus of the powerful Dyreza malware tool to operate outside of the banking sector. Dyreza gained fame as a man-in-the-middle banking trojan used to steal passwords for online banking accounts. Proofpoint reports that Dyreza is increasing attacking fulfillment services for online shopping sites.

According to a report in the Register, Dyreza uses “Word macros to compromise phished users in what is an old attack vector that has gained latent popularity.”

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