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CYBER SMART: What is the name of the new trojan virus attacking banks?

Written by Jordan True

August 12th, 2016

Answer: Zeus Panda Threat

As the Rio Olympic games continue on so does a new threat that recently hit Brazil in July and is targeting both banks and online payments. It has infected users of 10 Brazilian banks so far. IBM Security executive security adviser Limor Kessem warns, “It can affect anyone because malware is able to get into anyone’s inbox, or it can be downloaded from poisonous websites, but for the most part it’s targeting Brazilian entities.”

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Jordan True

Jordan is a social media strategist, digital community manager and a lover of all things IT. She currently manages the Social Media Program at Thycotic and loves to connect with technology communities online and at enterprise IT events. Addicted to the outdoors, you can find Jordan on the running trails in her free time or sharing the latest InfoSec buzz on Twitter @ThycoticJordan.