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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1593 TrickBot banking trojan could be Dyre rewrite
Despite the fact that the criminals allegedly behind the creation and distribution of the Dyre banking Trojan are in a Russian jail, a new piece of malware in the wild has enough similarities to Dyre that researchers are wondering whether there’s a connection.

The new malware is called TrickBot and for now, it’s targeting banks in Australia given a number of webinjects found in the code. TrickBot looks like a rewrite of Dyre, researchers at Fidelis Cybersecurity said, cautioning that while there are some similar aspects between the two, such as the loader used by both, there are a number of new features in TrickBot that cast some doubt on the connection.
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