European Bank Customers Targeted in SpyNote Android Trojan Campaign

An intensive operation discovered in June and July 2023 targets a variety of European consumers of several banks using the Android banking trojan known as SpyNote.

Italian cybersecurity company Cleafy stated in a technical report published on Monday that “the spyware is distributed through email phishing or smishing campaigns and the fraudulent activities are executed with a combination of remote access trojan (RAT) capabilities and vishing attack.”

Like previous Android banking Trojans, SpyNote, also known as SpyMax, uses Android’s accessibility permissions in order to obtain other crucial permissions and harvest private information from compromised devices. The malware strain is noteworthy since it performs both financial fraud and spyware simultaneously read more European Bank Customers Targeted in SpyNote Android Trojan Campaign.

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