$500,000 Cyber Theft Foiled

A fast-acting staff member has thwarted cyber thieves from stealing $500,000 from a Perth real estate agent’s trust account, it has been reported.

The cyber thieves were believed to have gained access to the agency’s bank accounts using a malware downloaded into the agency’s system, probably from an email attachment. Said malware allows cybercriminals to record keystrokes and discover bank log in details, including passwords.

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