College student tops Brazilian banking malware creator list

Charlie Osborne reports:

A 20-year-old college student living in Brazil has developed and distributed over 100 Trojans tailored to steal financial information worth roughly $300 each, researchers say.

The Trend Micro security team says a student from Tocantins, Brazil, has become one of the country’s top banking malware creators. The Computer Science student goes under the alias Lordfenix and has been traced back to 2013, when he reportedly first began dabbling in malicious code development.

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