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Dyreza malware steals IT supply chain credentials

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    Cyber-criminals using the Dyreza computer trojan appear to be shifting gears from online banking and moving into the industrial supply chain.

    New versions of Dyreza are configured to steal credentials for order fulfillment, warehousing, inventory management, e-commerce and other IT and supply chain services. This represents a deliberate strategy on the part of attackers to target new industries at all points across the supply chain, researchers from security firm Proofpoint said in a blog post.

    "We suspect a financial motivation," they said. "Once an attacker has obtained login credentials for their targeted systems, the potential to harvest payment information, make fraudulent financial transfers, and even divert physical shipments is immense."

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