Few days back Brain Krebs had stated in his blog at WashingtonPost.com about how money was stolen from them due to malware on their computers.
Slack Auto Parts located at Gainesville was one of the companies that lost about $75,000 when cyber burglars were able to plant malware on Windows PC of controller to break the internet security. These internet hackers were able to access company’s bank accounts; they were able to create new user accounts at the bank and get money out of it. All this was done in spite of internet security in place. The interesting part of the story is that the anti-virus software in PC was not able to detect malware. Also the cyber security expert hired by the company also gave a clean chit to the health of the system which was in fact infected by a malware. The affected company was not convinced and hence went for second opinion and it was then “Champi” a Trojan horse program, a malware was detected.» Read more