10 Ways Hackers Will Get The Best Of You


7. Spyware-Keyloggers

Spyware attempts to steal user credentials. It is associated with keyloggers that can record keystrokes or take a screenshot of the victim's monitor. In some recent findings, researchers have seen spyware that uses video to capture a victim logging into a bank account or other service. Spyware was observed in 38 percent of cyberespionage attacks, Verizon said. It also is seen in financially motivated attacks, and a capability associated with the Zeus banking Trojan, which is designed to install other malware but often grabs login and banking credentials from within browsers, Verizon said.