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Banking trojan Shifu attacks Japan

08/31/2015
Shifu is the name of banking trojan attacked 14 Japanese banks. The malware, discovered by IBM, began its activity in April 2015. Focuses exclusively on Japanese Banks,Shifu is an extremely sophisticated malware, with characteristics from other banking trojans like Zeus or Gozi. Once the computer is infected, Shifu steals access credentials, form data, certificates and authentication tokens although its main focus is credit card numbers.