Zeus Trojan, also known as Zbot is a Trojan. It usually runs on Microsoft Windows and Mac operating systems. Mainly financial or other sensitive information stolen from the victim’s computer. In addition, it can also download the configuration file and updates from the Internet.
Threatening computer Trojan Zbot document is a tool provided by the cybercrime market package generated. The toolkit allows an attacker to perform the function of height has ultimate control.
Zeus is a drive-through and phishing scams spread. July 2007 was first discovered it to be used to steal information US transport sector. In March 2009 on a wide range of spread. Until now, the Zeus Trojan in the United States have been infected as many as 3.6 million computers. Not only that, it also spread the infection to various regions of the world, endangering in Egypt, Mexico and Turkey machines. Although we all know that the malicious software is designed to infect Microsoft Windows computers, but in 2012, computer security researchers found a variant of the Zeus Trojan are attacking Blackberry and Android phones. In June 2009, a security analyst find Zeus Trojan has infiltrated banks and companies, including Amazon, Oracle, Cisco, Monster.com, ABC, the US Space Administration and Bank of America, more than 740,000 accounts. In 2010, more than more than 100 in the United States, Britain and Ukraine accomplices have been arrested by the FBI. Nevertheless, there are several versions of the Trojan still exist, but the latest discovery is that the Trojans can infect Blackberry, and Android.
Zeus Trojan to steal personal data such as e-mail passwords and financial information such as online banking passwords. Hackers using Zeus Trojan to steal information and sends the information to a remote server. In addition, cybercriminals also use this information to log on the online bank account should, unauthorized transfer of funds through a complex and secretive network of money mules. Zeus Trojan can also download or by passing the spread of social networking sites such as facebook send phishing e-mail. Even just a simple click, e-mail a link to the corruption could be Zeus Trojan Virus is installed on your computer or mobile phone immediately.