Banking Trojan Evolves Into Dangerous Account Hijacker | Credit Union Times Article

PhishLabs shows how the recent morphing of the Vawtrak Trojan has elevated its level of danger.

Banking Trojans with account commandeering capabilities are dangerous enough on their own, but two major changes made to one Trojan’s code makeup have increased its persistence and risk to potential victims.

Recent findings from researcher/author King Salemno of the Charleston, S.C.-based cybersecurity firm PhishLabs focused on Vawtrak/Neverquest2, which now uses a domain generation algorithm to identify its command-and-control server.

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