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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1566 Odinaff Trojan attacks banks and more, monitoring networks and stealing credentials
A previously undocumented banking Trojan is targeting financial institutions across the globe and is being used by cybercriminals to spy on networks of compromised organisations and stealthily defraud them of funds.

The Odinaff trojan has been active since January this year, carrying out attacks against organisations operating in the banking, securities, trading, and payroll sectors, as well as those which provide support services to these industries.

According to cybersecurity researchers at Symantec, the Trojan contains custom-built malware tools purposely built for exploring compromised networks, stealing credentials, and monitoring and recording employee activity in attacks which researchers say can be highly lucrative for hackers -- and bear the hallmarks of the Carbanak financial Trojan.
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