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Beware of SpyNote Android Trojan that Records Audio and Phone Calls
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Beware of SpyNote Android Trojan that Records Audio and Phone Calls

We've deconstructed the Android banking trojan, known as SpyNote, to expose its many information-gathering capabilities. According to F-Secure, attack chains incorporating the spyware typically propagate through SMS phishing campaigns, tricking potential victims into installing the program by clicking on the linked link. In an effort to make it more difficult to be discovered, SpyNote is notorious for concealing its existence from the Recents and Android home screens in addition to seeking intrusive permissions to access call logs, cameras, SMS messages, and external storage. According to a study released last week by F-Secure researcher Amit Tambe, "the SpyNote malware app can be launched via an external trigger read more Beware of SpyNote Android Trojan that Records Audio and ...
GoldDigger Android Trojan Targets Banking Apps in Asia Pacific Countries
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GoldDigger Android Trojan Targets Banking Apps in Asia Pacific Countries

A new Android banking trojan known as GoldDigger has been discovered that targets multiple financial applications with the intention of stealing victims' money and infecting devices with a backdoor. "The malware targets more than 50 Vietnamese banking, e-wallet, and cryptocurrency wallet applications," Group-IB reported. There are signs that this threat may be about to spread to countries that speak Spanish and the larger APAC area. Although there is evidence to imply that the malware has been active since June 2023, the Singapore-based company just discovered it in August 2023 read more GoldDigger Android Trojan Targets Banking Apps in Asia Pacific Countries. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecurity awareness with our comprehensive coverage of ...
New Android Banking Trojan Nexus Promoted As MaaS
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New Android Banking Trojan Nexus Promoted As MaaS

A brand-new Android banking Trojan has been found in a number of worldwide harmful activities.  The programme, dubbed "Nexus" by Cleafy security experts, offers functionality to conduct account takeover (ATO) assaults and is advertised as a component of a Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) subscription. The organisation stated in a Tuesday advisory that "a new Android banking Malware debuted on several hacking forums under the name of Nexus" in January 2023.  ...