Russian financial institutions are the latest victims of the infamous Tinba banking Trojan, including its largest banks and two large Russian payment service providers, researchers at Dell SecureWorks have found. Tinba, named for its small file size as a “tiny banking Trojan” that’s 10 times smaller than other such malware, in August was seen targeting banks in Romania. Researchers at IBM X-Force at the time pointed out that it was rare to see Romania, which is believed to be home to a large cybercrime contingent, targeted by the same malware that plagues nations in the West. Tinba is thought to be the handiwork of Russian cybercriminals.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading