banking malware

Summary We recently found an Android banking malware masquerading as an email app that targets several large German banks. This banking malware is designed to steal login credentials from 15 different mobile banking apps for German banks. It also has the ability to resist anti-virus mobile apps, as well as hinder 30 different anti-virus programs and prevent them from launching. Install the malware The malware masquerades as an email app. Once installed, its icon appears in the launcher, as shown below. Figure 1. Malware App Icon   Figure... [Read More]
by RSS Kai Lu  |  Nov 18, 2016  |  Filed in: Security Research
Information is always useful to someone. For 'Tinba', like many botnets, that information could be browsing data, login credentials, or even banking information, all decided by the botnet master and changed to whatever they desire at any time. But in order to gather this information efficiently, Tinba must do three things: Hide its activities from its host to avoid suspicion, Persist within its host environment, and Collect and upload your information to its master's server. In our analysis of Tinba, we aim to cover... [Read More]
by RSS Collin Tam  |  May 14, 2015  |  Filed in: Security Research
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by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Jul 19, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends