New Sykipot Variant Targets Defense Sector Smart Card Credentials

A new variant of the Sykipot Trojan is targeting smart cards used by customers such as the Department of Defense to gain access to restricted resources, said Alienvault. – Researchers uncovered a new variant of the Sykipot Trojan
that targeted smart cards used by a number of high-security companies and
public agencies, including the United States Department of Defense.
The new variant of the Sykipot malware family is capable of
stealing PIN codes used with smart c…