Stabuniq malware found on servers at U.S. financial institutions…(Get Out Of The Banks!!)
The malware appears to just be performing reconnaissance for now
By Lucian Constantin
December 21, 2012
Security researchers from Symantec have identified an information-stealing Trojan program that was used to infect computer servers belonging to various U.S. financial institutions.
Dubbed Stabuniq, the Trojan program was found on mail servers, firewalls, proxy servers, and gateways belonging to U.S. financial institutions, including banking firms and credit unions, Symantec software engineer Fred Gutierrez said Friday in a blog post.
“Approximately half of unique IP addresses found with Trojan.Stabuniq belong to home users,” Gutierrez said. “Another 11 percent belong to companies that deal with Internet security (due, perhaps, to these companies performing analysis of the threat). A staggering 39 percent, however, belong to financial institutions.”