Report details criminal groups using Carbanak with new tactics

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A recent report detailing Carbanak threats demonstrated that Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and malware are increasingly used along with new tactics to successfully target executives at financial institutions in the Middle East, U.S. and Europe.

The Proofpoint report noted that criminal groups are using spear-phishing emails that deliver the Carbanak malware or popular remote access Trojans (RATs) like jRAT, Netwire, and Cybergate to probe the operations procedures of payment processors, ATM networks, and transaction processing systems. 

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