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Wednesday, June 30, 2004

/. : New IE Malware Captures Passwords Ahead Of SSL

Slashdot | New IE Malware Captures Passwords Ahead Of SSL

Posted by simoniker on Tuesday June 29, @03:53PM
from the tricky dept.
Ken Treis writes "SANS Internet Storm Center is reporting on a new strain of IE Malware. This one targets bank customers, which in itself is nothing new. But the catch is in the way it does it: it installs a Browser Help Object (BHO) that can capture login information before it is encrypted, and 'watches for HTTPS (secure) access to URLs of several dozen banking and financial sites in multiple countries.'."

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