As the Zeus Trojan virus starts making its way around the Internet, financial institutions are being put on alert. Zeus, as it’s been called, is particularly lethal because the code is being passed around online forums for anyone to use, according to a report from InAudit.com.
Zeus doesn’t crash your computer, however, it does key-log and steals data from databases and users. According to Peter Kruse, a security researcher with CSIS, Zeus will become more widespread and “an even bigger threat than it already is today.”
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