ZeuS Trojan Learns How to Spoof Credit Card Security Popups

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Sara Brown

It is so important to make sure you are on the right domain by looking in the browser URL bar before ever entering in you login details. I have received so many emails like this asking me to login to something that would re direct me to a site with some strange URL. These fraudsters have gotten really good at making you think that you really are logging in to the real site. Credit card processing companies need to work a little more closely with visa and master card about these issues. It is really hard to stop so we as consumers need to become more educated about the problem so we don’t get duped.

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malinda_hartwig

This is not good at all. The internet is now more unsafe than ever. I'm even afraid to download programs that I need. I'm trying to be well informed and I started to read more about viruses and malware files. Being informed is vital! That's what my friend told me when she showed me the Account Now Twitter page. She has a point!

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ravendawson

 

Gosh..that's kinda scary. Thanks for alerting us!  A lot of people will surely be lured to fraud because of this, and victims of identity theft too. :( I hope the state would immediately respond to this kind of activity.  With the growing number of hackers nowadays, there are so many different kinds of viruses more than you can think of. There are also other various types of trojans, including proxy trojans, remote access,and data sending trojans... see here: types of trojans We should be extra careful in entering details and transacting with people online.

 

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laurano

At least once, the manufacturers need to take the blame... After that last scam with VISA cards, the card processors were blamed for conducting false transactions (and no one mentioned how these went undetected through VISA's system). Well this time there was no credit card processing involved and VISA and MasterCard should finally commit to making their cards safer. I have an AmEx and believe me, nothing has happened to that card ever! No fake transactions, no rejected returns. And I had so much problems with my MasterCard before that...

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GregBarrett

I wonder if the same thing is going to be tied into the mobile credit card processing industry as well.

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Blues22475

That's just one more means for someone to screw me over. That and I hate the concept of owing people money (even though that's how the world works). I have a debt card and I have yet to activate it because of the same reason why I don't want a credit card. Unfortunately, unless you have a credit card or some form of credit (or so it seems) you are restricted in buying or obtaining certain items.

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Caboose

 "I have a debt card and I have yet to activate it because of the same
reason why I don't want a credit card.
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 But a debit card is tied directly to your bank account(s), so unless you go in to overdraft, you won't owe anyone money (except yourself). Unless you're referring to the phishing/pharming/scamming bit. Then ya, I can understand being weary of stuff.

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Athlonite

well see that's just one more reason why I don't have a credit card if I can't pay cash or do an direct deposit then forget it I don't need it that much  

 

Play till it breaks then learn how to fix it!

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Caboose

 You can get Visas (and maybe Mastercards) that work as a valid credit card, but you have to top them up with cash. That could work for you.

 

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Donnie27

Until they start treating the criminals doing this like bank robbers and etc...., it will only get worse.  I say shoot them LOL!

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