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RISK of Malware stealing your bank balances: How to prevent or protect against such occurrence?

RISK of Malware stealing your bank balances: How to prevent or protect against such occurrence?

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RISK of Malware stealing your bank balances: How to prevent or protect against such occurrence?

The cyber-crime is increasing day by day like GozNym cyber-crime gang which stole millions £.  This is an international crime gang which used malware to steal $100m (£77m) from more than 40,000 victims.

The gang infected computers with GozNym malware, which captured online banking details to access bank accounts.

Among the victims were small businesses, law firms, international corporations and non-profit organisations.

The developers of this malware advertised their 'product' so that other criminals could use their service to conduct banking fraud.

 

§  UK cyber-crime victims lose £190,000 a day

§  Unpicking the cyber-crime economy

 

Modus-operandi: Unsuspecting citizens thought they were clicking on a simple link - instead they gave hackers access to their most intimate details.

The suspected ringleader used GozNym malware and contracted different cyber-crime services - hard to detect bulletproof hosting platforms, money mules and spammers - to control more than 41,000 computers and enable cyber-thieves to steal and whitewash an estimated $100m from victims' bank accounts.

 

HOW to protect against such cyber-crimes: a few basic steps and care to be taken:           

·         keep your important data in the encrypted form so, no one can read the data

·         keep the critical data in separate files, normally names should not indicate the file contents easily

·         keep antivirus updated

·         check ATM machine, before you insert the card

·         check your bank account amount regularly

You are lucky to have an ePrompto services in our country

ePrompto as a tech Mitra helps protect data and IT assets of your family and you by configuring various security options for your social media account.

ePrompto, your tech friend (Mitra), supports and guides you through its experienced engineers by taking remote access via trusted and secure sessions to resolve your tech issues.

Best part is you pay after your problem is resolved!

 

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