9 Million Android Phones Running Malware Apps That Downloaded from Huawei’s AppGallery

More than 9 million Android smartphones are running malicious applications that are downloaded from the app store of Huawei, AppGallery. The cybersecurity experts at Doctor Web security firm have recently found nearly 200 games with “Android.Cynos.7.origin” Trojan inside them, and it’s one of the alterations of the Cynos program module. This “Android.Cynos.7.origin” trojan is found […]

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PixStealer: a new wave of Android banking Trojans abusing Accessibility Services

Research by: Israel Wernik, Bohdan Melnykov Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly accelerated digital transformation across all industry sectors. For instance, the rapid shift towards digital banking has required the banking industry to adopt new solutions and technologies quickly. To cope with the demand and improve the access and awareness of financial services, banks and […]

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Kaspersky Lab has reported about Android viruses designed to steal money automatically

Viktor Chebyshev, a leading researcher of mobile threats at Kaspersky Lab, spoke in an interview with Russian newspaper Izvestia about Android Trojans that automatically interact with banking applications. After infiltrating the smartphone, Trojans motivate the user to open the application of a particular credit institution and log in to it. And then the malware automatically […]

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DroidMorph tool generates Android Malware Clones that

Boffins developed a tool dubbed DroidMorph that provides morphing of Android applications (APKs) and allows to create Android apps (malware/benign) clones. A group of researchers from Adana Science and Technology University (Turkey) and the National University of Science and Technology (Islamabad, Pakistan) has developed a tool dubbed DroidMorph that provides morphing of Android applications (APKs) […]

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Joker Malware Targeting Android Users Again

  Recently Joker virus has been discovered in a few Google Play Store apps. The malware infiltrates a user’s device through applications, collects data, and then subscribes these users to premium memberships without the individual’s consent or agreement.  Since three years, the Joker Trojan malware has been discovered in Google Play Store apps. In July […]

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Clast82 – A new Dropper on Google Play Dropping the AlienBot Banker and MRAT

Research by: Aviran Hazum, Bohdan Melnykov, Israel Wernik Check Point Research (CPR) recently discovered a new Dropper spreading via the official Google Play store, which downloads and installs the AlienBot Banker and MRAT. This Dropper, dubbed Clast82, utilizes a series of techniques to avoid detection by Google Play Protect detection, completes the evaluation period successfully, […]

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