Thursday, October 15, 2015

Group-IB: with the help of Trojans for Android was stolen more than 60 million rubles – BBC

15.10.2015, 18:31

The company Group-IB presented the results of market research computer crime in the Russian segment. According to a study from June 2014 to June 2015 through the Internet banking system was stolen more than 2.6 billion rubles., Follows from a press release received by “Gazetu.Ru».

According to the company more than 99 million rubles. was stolen from individuals, of which 61 million – with the help of Trojans under the operating system Android. For the Linux operating system appeared ten new criminal groups that work with Android-Trojan horses, and the number of incidents has tripled. 70 daily users of mobile banking on Android become victims of cybercrime. However, the greatest damage was incurred by legal persons who have lost as a result of actions of cybercriminals 1.9 billion rubles.

The head of the service kiberrazvedki Bot-Trek Intelligence, said: “Individuals can only give one piece of advice: beware – check the website address in the address bar, with caution unknown download applications developers, which are often disguised as official. Considering the technical equipment hackers, individuals can not defend themselves from the many urgent threats. This should be a zone of responsibility of the security services of banks ».

Researchers believe that in 2016 hackers completely switch to mobile devices and attacks using malware for personal computers cease. It may also increase the number of incidents of phishing.

Previous experts “Kaspersky Lab” revealed large-scale embezzlement of accounts the social network “VKontakte” via the app from the store Google Play.


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