A warning has been issued by The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) telling of a severe malware strain that has allowed cyber criminals to steal millions from UK bank accounts. The malware, named Dridex, is thought to have been created by skilled cyber criminals in Eastern Europe to obtain online banking credentials. These stolen credentials are then exploited further to steal money from both individuals and businesses globally. Payment systems and financial organisations have been the main targets and losses are currently estimated at around £20million.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Warwick Ashford, Computer Weekly