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Boston-based Internet security company Trusteer sounded a warning this week about a financial institution customer security “training” scam that it recently detected, where the result has been that unwitting users willingly transferred money to cyber criminals.

Trusteer CTO Amit Klein elaborated in a company blog: “In the attack we’ve recently seen, fraudsters were simply waiting for customers to log on to their bank’s website. The bank robber then ‘changed’ the content of the post login page, to a message, informing customers of an upgraded security system. The customer is invited to go through a training process that intends to help him/her deal with the bank’s upgraded security system.

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