Cyber criminals cash out using PowerShell, other legitimate tools

Kaspersky Lab found three cyber crime gangs using customized malware and APT-style reconnaissance to get the stolen money into their pockets

Cyber criminals cash out using PowerShell, other legitimate tools

Cyber criminals use a variety of methods to steal money, but they also need to somehow get those ill-gotten gains into their pockets. Kaspersky Lab researchers outlined how three different cyber crime gangs used legitimate networking tools against banks to cash out.

Cyber criminals are increasingly adopting techniques previously used by nation-state actors to craft stealthy attacks against banks, and there are new players in the game, researchers said at the Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit.

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