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Chinese Hackers Using Deepfakes in Advanced Mobile Banking Malware Attacks
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Chinese Hackers Using Deepfakes in Advanced Mobile Banking Malware Attacks

The production of extremely sophisticated banking trojans, such as the previously unreported iOS virus GoldPickaxe, which can gather identity papers, facial recognition data, and SMS interceptions, has been traced to a threat actor speaking Chinese, codenamed GoldFactory. The GoldPickaxe family is accessible on both iOS and Android platforms, according to a comprehensive report given with The Hacker News by Group-IB, a Singapore-based company. "GoldFactory is believed to be a well-organized Chinese-speaking cybercrime group with close connections to Gigabud." GoldFactory has been active since at least mid-2023. It is also the source of GoldDigger, an upgraded version of banking malware for Android, GoldDiggerPlus, and GoldKefu, an embedded trojan within GoldDiggerPlus read more Chin...