Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday January 09, 2012

FBI Warns of 'Gameover' ID-Theft Malware

While we know none of you would fall for anything like this, we all know friends and family that would. Spread the word, not the worm. wink

The malware is appropriately called "Gameover" because once it’s on your computer, it can steal usernames and passwords and defeat common methods of user authentication employed by financial institutions. And once the crooks get into your bank account, it’s definitely "game over." Gameover is a newer variant of the Zeus malware, which was created several years ago and specifically targeted banking information.