The cybergang behind GootKit followed up its recent U.K. activity by launching redirection attacks at Italian banking services.
X-Force researchers discovered that the cybergang behind the GootKit banking Trojan recently began launching redirection attacks in the U.K.
GootKit is an ongoing malware project that affects the three most popular browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.
X-Force researchers revealed the cybergang behind Gootkit had upgraded the banking Trojan with new network interception and certificate bypass methods.
IBM X-Force researchers recently studied the GootKit banking Trojan — and the many ways it effectively evades detection and maintains persistence.