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RSA takes on Trojan horses

Service will help financial institutions identify Trojan horses and take down the Web sites that distribute the threats.

RSA plans next month to introduce a new product that promises to help financial institutions fight Trojan horses targeting users of their online services. The new product, dubbed the RSA FraudAction Anti-Trojan service, will offer identification and analyses of malicious software and focus on blocking and taking down Web sites that distribute the threats, RSA said in a statement.

The new service is a complement to RSA's existing antiphishing services, it said. Trojan horses have become increasingly sophisticated. Once the malicious software finds its way onto a computer, it will wait until a user logs on to a financial site and then hijack the session to funnel money out of an account, steal information or trade shares in pump-and-dump scams, experts have said.