New wave of crimeware toolkit discovered by Finjan

The good people over at Finjan say they have discovered a rather nasty crimeware toolkit doing the rounds that helped hackers and crims infect more than 10,000 Web sites last month.

The Random JS (Javascript) toolkit, says the Web security specialist, centres around an elusive crimeware Trojan that infects an end user’s PC and relays data to the toolkit’s creator.

The bad news is that data stolen by the Trojan can include documents, passwords, punter’s surfing habits, or any other sensitive information of interest to the criminal.

The toolkit was detected using Finjan’s real-time code inspection technology while diagnosing users’ Web traffic and is described in some detail in the firm’s latest `Malicious Page of the Month’ report, which can be found here…