IBM’s X-Force security team is warning of new malware preying on Japanese bank customers. The software nasty is stealthy enough to evade the vast majority of antivirus packages, we’re told. Japanese banks have been something of a low priority for crooks, given the difficulties of performing social engineering tricks using a language that’s alien to the vast majority of cyber-crims. Having said that, the Land of the Rising Sun is coming under increasing attack, and this latest one is particularly sneaky.The scam uses carefully crafted Japanese-language emails that include ZIP files seemingly coming from Russian .ru domains. As well as containing fake invoices, the folders also include the Rovnix malware kit – a complex app suite that has begun circulating on darknet forums.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register