Recruitment Ads With Trojan

by Lee

A news has been released that approximately 46,000 users who went to job hunting sites had their information stolen.

“When a user views or clicks on one of the malicious ads, their PC is infected and all the information they are entering into their browser, including financial information being entered before it reaches the SSL protected sites, is being captured and sent off to the hacker’s server in Asia Pacific. We deployed the [countermeasurers] on clients’ systems, then watched where the network traffic was going and followed it to the server,” said Don Jackson, a SecureWorks researcher.

He added that the information that were stolen include Social Security numbers and credit card account numbers.

Source: SC Magazine



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