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‘eXotic Visit’ Spyware Campaign Targets Android Users in India and Pakistan
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‘eXotic Visit’ Spyware Campaign Targets Android Users in India and Pakistan

Users in South Asia, especially those in India and Pakistan, have been the main target of an ongoing Android malware campaign called eXotic Visit. The virus is spread through specialized websites and the Google Play Store. According to a Slovak cybersecurity firm, there is no recognized threat actor or organization associated with the current activity that began in November 2021. It tracks the organization known as Virtual Invaders that is responsible for the operation. Downloaded applications function as intended, but they also contain code from the open-source Android XploitSPY RAT, according to a technical analysis published today by Lukáš Štefanko, a security researcher at ESET. It is said that the marketing is quite focused, as the apps that are available on Google Play have...