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Dridex, the financial Trojan returns to the fray
Dridex, the financial Trojan returns to the fray

New threat in sight and this time it seems to return with more force. It has just been announced that a trojan that was quite popular at the time is back to stay and will cause many headaches. Dridex, the well-known financial Trojan is back.

Dridex has been and is once again one of the most feared and dangerous financial Trojans of all, because it can cause many problems for those entities related to this type of activity, such as banks and other types of organizations.

Dridex arrives through the mail

The Dridex Trojan is arriving in a massive way lately in many emails and it is quite difficult to stop since those responsible for this malware are constantly refining it to avoid detection.

The security company Symantec has claimed that in 10 weeks they have blocked more than 270,000 emails, which attests to the reach of the Dridex financial Trojan and how fast it is spreading.

Already during the past year there was a significant peak in the detection of this Trojan from the month of April until practically the end of the year.

Dridex, the financial Trojan returns to the fray
Dridex, the financial Trojan returns to the fray

This uses quite real email addresses posing as companies or others, making it difficult to be detected and removed. It is usually disguised under invoices, receipts and related documents.

Dridex's main objective is to steal your bank details,so if you receive emails from banks or financial details you must be very sure of what you open and to whom you leave your bank details because you could get a very unpleasant surprise.

Malware is present practically all over the planet, although it stands out above all in English-speaking regions such as the United States, Australia, etc.

Recommendations to protect yourself from Dridex

As we always comment on this aspect, it is best not to open unknown emails and delete them directly. In addition, we also recommend that you should never leave your bank details by mail.

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