Security firm spots Zeus strain aimed at payroll services provider Ceridian.
Trusteer released what it predicts will be the five leading cybercrime trends in 2012.
Trusteer says fraudsters use data gleaned online to make phone calls that seal the criminal deal.
Scam currently focused on Spanish bank customers but cyber security expert expects it to translate soon.
Variant borrows from Zeus malware to create particularly dangerous fraudster tool.
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Even people who know better fell victim to a social engineering test conducted by Trusteer, the company says.
One in every 3,000 computers monitored by a global security specialist is infected with a new version of the Zeus password-stealing malware, said Trusteer, a New York-based company.
A new version of the Zeus password-stealing malware is on the loose and already has infected one in every 3,000 computers monitored by a Web security firm that works to protect more than 6 million end users.