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SilentBanker Trojan Returns with Secret Modous Operandi

Symantec, a well-known security firm, has warned that the popular SilentBanker Trojan is back with improved features that make it even more difficult to detect and more proficient in stealing data.

As per security experts, SilentBanker targets the bank accounts, specifically the financial Web pages, for stealing bank credentials. Instead of accessing to the authentic Website of the bank, the user probably log-ins to the server controlled by hacker.

According to Liam O'Murchu, Researcher at Symantec, every time a user makes an effort to view any file on his PC, SilentBanker Trojan intercepts that request and makes the Trojan's files invisible in order to remove any reference to these files, as reported by Vnunet on October 8, 2008.

Since 2007, the SilentBanker Trojan...

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