MoneyTaker Cybercriminal Group Steals $10 Million from Financial Institutions

Security researchers shed light on the Russian-speaking cybercriminal group MoneyTaker, which was reported to have perpetrated cyberattacks against financial organizations in the U.S. and Russia. The group reportedly stole as much as $10 million from at least 20 card payment and inter-bank transfer systems.

What is MoneyTaker?

MoneyTaker is a cybercriminal group named after the custom malware they use to gain unauthorized access to their target’s workstations that connect to machines handling financial transactions. MoneyTaker’s modus entails hijacking these systems and employing a network of mules who withdraw the cash from automated teller machines (ATMs).

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Source: Trend Micro