BRATA Android Malware evolves and targets the UK, Spain, and Italy

The developers behind the BRATA Android malware have implemented additional features to avoid detection. The operators behind the BRATA Android malware have implemented more features to make their attacks stealthy. The malware was first spotted in 2019 by security experts at Kaspersky, the name BRAT comes from ‘Brazilian RAT Android,’ because at the time it was used to […]

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June 20, 2022
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MaliBot Android Banking Trojan targets Spain and Italy

Malibot is a new Android malware targeting online banking and cryptocurrency wallet customers in Spain and Italy. F5 Labs researchers spotted a new strain of Android malware, named Malibot, that is targeting online banking and cryptocurrency wallet customers in Spain and Italy. The experts documented attacks against multiple banks, including UniCredit, Santander, CaixaBank, and CartaBCC. […]

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June 18, 2022
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Experts link Hermit spyware to Italian surveillance firm RCS Lab and a front company

Experts uncovered an enterprise-grade surveillance malware dubbed Hermit used to target individuals in Kazakhstan, Syria, and Italy since 2019. Lookout Threat Lab researchers uncovered enterprise-grade Android surveillance spyware, named Hermit, used by the government of Kazakhstan to track individuals within the country. The latest samples of this spyware were detected by the researchers in April 2022, four […]

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June 17, 2022
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Malicious apps continue to spread through the Google Play Store

Researchers at antivirus firm Dr. Web discovered malware in the Google Play Store that was downloaded two million times. An investigation conducted by the antivirus firm Dr. Web in May resulted in the discovery of multiple adware and information-stealing malware on the official Google Play Store. However, the experts warn that info-stealing Trojans are the […]

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June 16, 2022
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Using WiFi connection probe requests to track users

Researchers at the University of Hamburg demonstrated that WiFi connection probe requests expose users to track. A group of academics at the University of Hamburg (Germany) demonstrated that it is possible to use WiFi connection probe requests to identify and track devices and thereby their users. Mobile devices transmit probe requests to receive information about […]

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June 13, 2022
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An international police operation dismantled FluBot spyware

An international law enforcement operation involving 11 countries resulted in the takedown of the FluBot Android malware. An international law enforcement operation involving 11 countries led to the takedown of the infamous FluBot Android malware. The investigation involved law enforcement authorities of Australia, Belgium, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands and the United […]

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June 2, 2022
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New XLoader Botnet version uses new techniques to obscure its C2 servers

A new version of the XLoader botnet is implementing a new technique to obscure the Command and Control infrastructure. Researchers from Check Point have discovered a new version of the XLoader botnet, which implements significant enhancements, such as a new technique to obscure the Command and Control infrastructure XLoader has been observed since 2020, it […]

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June 1, 2022
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