SecureWorks Identifies Bank and Information Stealing Trojan Coreflood
A hacking scam using an information and bank detail stealing Trojan - Coreflood, also called AFcore has been infecting several hundred organizations and thousands of employees.
The hacking scam, which has managed to escape undetected for many years, has the group responsible for it, infecting hundreds of organizations and employees by gaining administrator privileges of the involved network. In the scam, hackers infect any employee's computer system and then wait for the network administrator of the organization to log onto that system. Once the logging takes place, the hacker executes the Trojan using the administrator's user ID and password to subsequently spread the infection to all other computers within the network.
» SPAMfighter News - 21-07-2008