WARNING! Pony Trojan is stealing from wallets
A trojan named “Pony” has been blamed for stealing more than $220,000 worth of cryptocurrencies from users’ online wallets. Many of those users may still be unaware of their loss.
The trojan Pony, which operated as an advanced botnet between September 2013 and mid-January 2014, stole approximately 700,000 online credentials and successfully compromised 85 online wallets containing a range of cryptocoins – including Bitcoin.
At the time of writing, Trustwave’s Spiderlabs, has found evidence of the following amounts being transferred out of online wallets by the trojan:
~ 355 BitCoins
~ 280 LiteCoins
~ 33 PrimeCoins
~ 46 FeatherCoin