Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Thousands of British online banking customers have fallen victim to a sophisticated attack by cyber criminals who have stolen thousands of pounds from their accounts.
About 3,000 online banking customers have been victims of a computer virus attack that empties their accounts while showing them fake statements so the scam goes undetected.
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Experts have described the attack using a ‘trojan’ virus as the most sophisticated and dangerous malware program ever created.
The cyber criminals stole an estimated £675,000 between July 5 and August 4 and the attack is still progressing, experts warn.
This article was posted: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 7:41 am