Week In Review: Zeus Strikes Mobile Banking; Bugat is New Malware of Choice

This week's top news and views: Researchers in Spain confirm that Zeus has infiltrated mobile, and a new Trojan, Bugat, hits LinkedIn.Here's a list of some of this week's most compelling content on BankInfoSecurity.com:
  • Zeus Strikes Mobile Banking. Researchers at S21sec have confirmed a malware threat to mobile banking devices. In late September, the Zeus Trojan hit mobile banking users at 12 Spanish banks;
  • Last week's LinkedIn phishing attack didn't deliver Zeus. Instead, it delivered a less well-known cousin, Bugat. The move to Bugat is important, researchers say, pointing to the emergence of Bugat as an attempt by cybercriminals to diversify their attack tools.; and
  • Tokenization: A PCI Sidestep? Could tokenization cut PCI security-standards compliance out of the picture? If the card data is taken out of the transaction, the PCI rules may not be so applicable.

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