Citizens of Russia, Ukraine and some countries of Europe and China combined in the Carbanak group, found a way to mask fraudulent operations under the work of managers of the Bank, even if the Bank used a unique software.
MOSCOW, 16 Jan.Prime. Citizens of Russia, Ukraine and some countries of Europe and China combined in the grouping of Carbanak, has stolen from the accounts of banks worldwide nearly $ 1 billion. As has found out “” Kaspersky Lab, cybercriminals have found a way to mask fraudulent operations under the work of managers of the Bank.
Cyber criminals used these methods that allowed them not to depend on the Bank used software, even if it was unique. The hackers didn’t even have to crack the banking services. They just penetrated into the corporate network and studied how to mask the fraud to be legitimate, told in “Kaspersky Lab” for the first time found network kiberprestupnikov.
“We first learned about Carbanak at the end of 2013, when Ukrainian Bank approached us with a request for help in conducting forensic investigations. Someone mysteriously stole money from ATMs. Then we regarded this incident as a common malware attack. However, a few months later with a similar problem we were approached by one of the Russian banks”, — said anti-virus expert “Kaspersky Lab” Sergey Lozhkin.
The investigation revealed a large-scale cyber crimes in dozens of countries. Suffered banks in nearly 30 countries of the world, including in Russia, USA, Germany, China and other countries. International law enforcement organizations are working to neutralize the effects of the activities Carbanak.
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