Report: Hackers Can Use Google Search Engine Results to Get into Your Bank Account

Hackers are reportedly using a new form of malware that targets unsuspecting victims’ bank accounts by placing malicious links into Google’s search engine results.

A report from the Cisco-owned cyber threat intelligence group Talos says that there is a new form of malware called Zeus Panda that uses search engine optimization (SEO) to push malicious links advertising fake banks to the top of search results in the hopes that victims will click on them.

“[It’s] a clever way … to serve malicious files,” a spokesperson for the internet security firm Avast told Fox News. “Although it’s not completely new, it’s rarely seen as a mechanism of spreading malware such as banking Trojans.”… read more

Advertisements

Add a Prayer or Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s