"Kaspersky Lab" found stealing Trojan cryptocurrency

Experts "Kaspersky Lab" found Trojan Mezzo, substituting details in file sharing between banking and accounting systems. Malicious software attacks fresh text files accounting software. If after a few minutes after the creation of an employee file will open for data transfer dialog box in the bank, the Trojan substitute props or completely substitute a fake file. According to experts, the Trojan can be used to replace the wallet cryptocurrency recipient.

"Mezzo code analysis showed that the malware may be associated with other notorious Trojan, hunting for cryptocurrency, - CryptoShuffler. Experts "Kaspersky Lab" found that Mezzo and AlinaBot program code will download CryptoShuffler, almost identical to the last line. Apparently, for both malware targeting are the same virus writers, and therefore, their interest may also affect kriptokoshelki users ", - the press-service of the company.

Trojan spreads via third-party programs-downloaders, and then infects your PC, identifies it and transmits all the information on the server. Mezzo until the infected computers are very few, so the speech is not talking about a full-blown epidemic.

Earlier Cryptoshuffler developers were able to steal a total of about 160 thousand dollars, as the Trojan was executed clumsily, but security experts believe that the activity Mezzo can be the first bell, training certificates for hackers to more serious actions.

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