202102 Mar
Avast Researchers Obtain Ursnif Victim Data: Reach Out to Help Victims
Type
General News
Source
Globalsecuritymag
Summary

Ursnif is malware that began life in 2007 as a banking Trojan but has evolved over the years and has remained a constant and persistent threat. Ursnif has targeted users in many countries around the globe throughout the years, often spread using native-language email lures. Among the countries Ursnif has significantly impacted is Italy, a fact that we found reflected in the information our researchers obtained. Specifically we found usernames, passwords, credit card, banking and payment information that appears to have been stolen from Ursnif victims by the malware operators. With this information these companies and institutions are taking steps to protect their customers and help them recover from the impact of Ursnif.

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