Trend Micro provides an update related to bank related malware and fraud attacks:

Banking Trojan Attacks continue to target large companies

QUOTE: Trend Micro has uncovered a significant international banking malware gang. Unusually for such gangs, a wide variety of large organizations and US multi-nationals in a variety of sectors were victimized. The complete take over the first 6 months of this year was $3.2 million US. The weapons used were pretty conventional banking spyware: SpyEye, Zeus, and exploit kits to drive blackhat SEO traffic to the malware.  According to Trend Micro, some pretty significant organizations, in the following categories, were hit:

  • US Government (Local, State Federal)
  • US Military
  • Educational & Research Institutions
  • Banks
  • Airports
  • Other Companies (Automobile, Media, Technology)