Finnish police closed on investigation on Tuesday after arresting 17 people suspected of involvement in a banking Trojan scam used to siphon off hundreds of thousands of euros held in accounts with Nordea Bank. The alleged perpetrators, from Estonia and Finland, attempted to steal €1.2m through a series of over 100 false …
Well - String 'em up.
Hang 'em high.
Phinnish police close in on phishing Trojan gang
Phixed it for you.
First the name is Mikko Hypponen, then Hyponnen.
Both are a bit wrong, as the name really is Mikko Hyppönen. But as computers, and americans can't handle ¨, Hypponen might be acceptable version.
The bank uses an 8-digit PIN plus one time pad to login. Transfers have to be confirmed using a separate mechanism. It appears to be a pretty solid mechanism.
The details of the trojan would be interesting. It appears users neglected to check that SSL encryption was in place.