Carberp Trojan stealing Ukash e-cash vouchers

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The Carberp Trojan is targeting Facebook users in an attempt to steal login credentials. Carberp allows its developers to anonymously exploit Facebook users who use Ukash e-cash vouchers. Carberp replaces a user Facebook page and redirects (using a MitB attack vector) the user to a fake page notifying the user that their Facebook account is locked. The user is asked for personal information including a Ukash 20 Euro to unlock the account. The page claims the e-cash voucher will be added to the Facebook account; however it is transferred to the Carberp bot master which then uses it to convert into cash. Ukash like most e-cash voucher systems offers anonymity, so it’s easy for the fraudsters to sell the e-cash vouchers anywhere anytime without being traced. Source: ID Theft Protect

January 25, 2012
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