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New Way Hackers Can Get Into Your Bank Account
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Crooks will always crook, whether in the brick-and-mortar world or in the online world. This tactic, making use of malware to "poison" Google search results to send clickers to fake sites, there to download a seemingly innocent MS Word document, is just more evidence of that:

"According to a blog post by Cisco-owned Talos, the Zeus Panda malware essentially “poisons” Google search results to push fake bank-related results to the top of a key word search. Then, the unwary user, looking for quick answers to a search related to their bank, is fooled into clicking on malicious links.

The malware utilizes search engine optimization (SEO) “to make their malicious links more prevalent in the search results…[which] will enable the attacker to quickly obtain credentials, banking and credit card information,” Talos said."
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"The ultimate goal is to trick you into going to the hacked site, then redirecting you until you reach a site offering a Microsoft Word document for download, according to Talos."

The new, clever way hackers can get into your bank account | New York Post
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