Silence Please: New Carbanak-Like Group Attacks Banks

Phil Muncaster

Researchers have uncovered a new advanced threat group which has targeted at least 10 financial institutions globally using tools and techniques similar to the notorious Carbanak group.

The group, dubbed “Silence” by Kaspersky Lab, begins its attacks via classic spear-phishing attempts, made more likely to succeed because it has already compromised the target company to hijack a real internal email account.

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