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Limbo Trojan Used to Phish Off Online Banking Credentials

Cyber-criminals are using a Trojan horse named 'Limbo' that can add data entry fields to authentic online banking sites so that they can lure visitors to provide their confidential information like Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) and payment card numbers.

Uri Rivner, Head of New Technologies at RSA Consumer Solutions, an unit of EMC, said that the Limbo malware unites itself with a Web browser with the help of the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) injection technique, as reported by ITWorld on September 28, 2008.

Rivner added that since Limbo is so closely integrated into the browser, the Trojan continues to operate even when the user browses the original banking site and it can actually alter the design of that ...

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