The Carbanak cybergang: Experts in stealing millions from banks

The security company Kaspersky has revealed that the Carbanak cybergang has stolen at least 300 million dollar from international banks and financial institutions. The New York Times has published an article which provides information about the methods that were used by the Carbanak cybergang.

The New York Times post explains that the Carbanak cybercriminals had used a keylogger which allowed them to monitor and steal all the keystrokes which are pressed by the banking personal. The criminals had installed the keylogger on a computer which was responsible for daily transfers and bookkeeping actions.

The keylogger had been lurking on the banking computer for months. The report claims that the malware had been uploading video feeds, images and text files. The Carbanak cybercriminals had deployed their campaign in a very sophisticated way.