Silent banker

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  1. Teletran-1

    Teletran-1 Well-Known Member

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    Anyone heard of this new virus? Apparantly you can catch it through general websurfing and it records login information to sites like ebay, paypal and online banks. It can also co-opt money transfers and things redirecting it to whoever runs it while still leaving you thinking the transfer went normally.

    So anyone know what anti virus program has solid protection against this? Apparantly free AVG does not, but I dont know that for sure

    http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/security_response/weblog/2008/01/banking_in_silence.html

    http://www.nationalcybersecurity.com/blogs/300/Silent-Banker-Trojan-Targets-400-Banks-Circumvents-Two-Factor-Authentication-Just-For-Starters.html
     
  2. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great, it sounds not fun at all.
     
  3. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Why do people insist on making these viruses?
     
  4. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    New viruses that AVG doesn't catch are always fun.
     
  5. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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    They need to have an identity thief who pays your bills instead of makes more debt. That would be awesome.
     
  6. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    I was told AVG does detect it. They have it classified as PSW.Agent.RCS instead of Silentbanker.
     
  7. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Well, I'm running AVG now... I'll see if either of those come up. I really hope they don't, though.
     
  8. Teletran-1

    Teletran-1 Well-Known Member

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    Ah that's good, I hope AVG does spot it. I just read that on some random forum that AVG didnt catch it, so it wasn't official. I miss the old scams where people just send out e-mails that ask you to log into your secure account with typos everywhere and links to pages like www.shadytricks.com/paypal or african millionaires needin help outta the country. This craps too tricky
     
  9. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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  10. DarkDranzer

    DarkDranzer Well-Known Member

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    Crap, just what we need. Another new computer virus discovered, at least the anti-virus systems of AVG is able to detect it
     
  11. GW_Freak

    GW_Freak Banned

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    I'm your Silent Banker
    Your Banker for Money
    I'll do what you want me to do...
     
  12. DevilzFan

    DevilzFan CobraIsland.com Veteran

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    This is why I use cash for everything.
     
  13. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    you should work in government!

    or at least the judicial system.
     
  14. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    As DevilzFan mentioned, cash for everything here.
     

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