Hesperbot, the new powerful banking trojan found by ESET

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Sep 08, 2013 11:50 pm PST

Hesperbot is the name of a new banking trojan detected by ESET, it is a very potent malware which includes some very advanced tricks.

Hesperbot is the name of the last banking trojan detected by security firm ESET, a malware that due its effectiveness could create serious problems to banks and financial institutions.

Just yesterday I wrote about the evolution of cyber threats targeting online banking services, Hesperbot (Win32/Spy.Hesperbot) is specifically designed to elude mobile multi-factor authentication processes based on mobile devices.

Security researchers revealed that the Hesperbot trojan hit prevalently users located in UK, Turkey, the Czech Republic and Portugal, the malicious code emulates the behaviors of most popular predecessors Zeus and Spy Eye.

SOURCE: securityaffairs.co

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