Sophisticated Keyloggers Target the Finance Industry

A recent analysis of popular malware samples that target the finance sector were found to have an unusually high amount of keyloggers, some with the enhanced data exfiltration features. Lastline's analysis shows malicious keylogger usage is 47% higher than the national average. As financial institutions increase their security capabilities, cyber criminals are also having to increase their abilities. It is recommended that companies ensure their systems are running with the latest security patches installed, as well as updated endpoint security software, such as anti-virus and application whitelisting.

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