Android Malware

Android Users Beware of Gigabud Mobile Malware screenshot

Android Users Beware of Gigabud Mobile Malware

Gigabud is an Android Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that has been detected in various countries, including Thailand, Peru, and Philippines. It masquerades as multiple legitimate entities such as government agencies,... Read more

January 26, 2023
FakeReward Mobile Malware Used Against Indian Victims screenshot

FakeReward Mobile Malware Used Against Indian Victims

FakeReward is the name of a mobile malware package that was discovered by security researchers in late November 2022. The malware targets the Android platform and functions very similarly to a banking trojan.... Read more

November 28, 2022
Beware of the Hastopic Website on Android screenshot

Beware of the Hastopic Website on Android

Hastopic dot com is a website linked with a malware infection that can affect Android devices. The site in question has a mobile layout even if you try to open it on a computer. Users have reported major issues with... Read more

November 23, 2022
Beware of Autolycos Android Malware screenshot

Beware of Autolycos Android Malware

Autolycos is the name of a strain of Android malware. It can infect any Android device and acts as a Trojan. Autolycos was distributed through malicious applications that were found on the Google Play Store. Action... Read more

November 11, 2022
FastFire Mobile Malware Linked to Malicious Kimsuky Group screenshot

FastFire Mobile Malware Linked to Malicious Kimsuky Group

Mobile security researchers with Talon Cyber Security have identified a number of different new malware strains that all target mobile devices running Android. The trifecta of new threats has been given the names... Read more

November 2, 2022
Android Clicker Malware Installed 20 Million Times screenshot

Android Clicker Malware Installed 20 Million Times

Security researchers are warning Android users about a clicker Trojan that has managed to invade 16 applications on Google Play and had around 20 million installations. A clicker is a Trojan that stays in the... Read more

October 31, 2022
Hook Mobile Banking Trojan is a Successor of Ermac screenshot

Hook Mobile Banking Trojan is a Successor of Ermac

The latest Android banking trojan, Hook, has been released by the same threat actor behind BlackRock and ERMAC. It is being advertised for rent at a cost of $7,000 per month and offers all the capabilities of its... Read more

January 23, 2023
IcSpy Mobile Malware Targets Bank Customers screenshot

IcSpy Mobile Malware Targets Bank Customers

IcSpy is the name of a strain of mobile malware that can infect Android devices. The malware was used in a campaign targeting victims located in India and customers of Indian banking institutions. There have been... Read more

November 25, 2022
BadBazaar Malware Targets Victims in China But Everyone Should Beware screenshot

BadBazaar Malware Targets Victims in China But Everyone Should Beware

BadBazaar is the name of a newly discovered piece of malware that affects Android devices. The malware was used in attacks targeting the Uyghur population of China. The malicious tool was discovered by a team with... Read more

November 14, 2022
Watch Out for Mobile Apps Group Android Adware screenshot

Watch Out for Mobile Apps Group Android Adware

Mobile apps Group is the collective name given to a number of malicious applications for Android. The four different applications belonging to the same group are called "Driver: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB", "Bluetooth Auto... Read more

November 7, 2022
FastViewer Android Malware Linked with North Korean Threat Actor screenshot

FastViewer Android Malware Linked with North Korean Threat Actor

A team working with mobile security firm Talon Cyber Security identified a new trio of malicious packages targeting Android devices. All three malware packages are linked to a threat actor operating out of North Korea... Read more

November 2, 2022
Copybara Mobile Malware Acts as Banking Trojan to Steal Data screenshot

Copybara Mobile Malware Acts as Banking Trojan to Steal Data

Copybara is the name of a strain of mobile malware that is believed to belong to the broader family of Brata malware. Brata consists of the Copybara mobile trojan and the AmexTroll and the actual Brata malware.... Read more

October 14, 2022
Zombinder Platform Injects Malware Code To Perform Malicious Actions via Legitimate Android Apps screenshot

Zombinder Platform Injects Malware Code To Perform Malicious Actions via Legitimate Android Apps

Zombinder was first discovered by researchers at Palo Alto Networks in July 2017 and, since then, has been used to distribute several different types of Android malware and other threats targeting various system... Read more

December 12, 2022

AxBanker Mobile Malware Targets Indian Users

AxBanker is the name of a mobile malicious application that was used in attacks on Indian Android users. The malware is specific to the Android platform and operates as a banking trojan. Reports state that it was... Read more

November 24, 2022
Cypher Android Malware Sold as Subscription screenshot

Cypher Android Malware Sold as Subscription

Cypher is the name of a newly discovered strain of Android malware. The new threat is distributed online and sold using a subscription model on dark web sites. The malware goes for as little as $100 for a single... Read more

November 14, 2022
What is FastSpy Android Malware? screenshot

What is FastSpy Android Malware?

FastSpy is a newly discovered malicious package targeting Android devices. The malware belongs to a trio of malicious packages attributed to the North Korean threat actor known by the alias Kimsuku group. The trio of... Read more

November 3, 2022
What is SandStrike Mobile Malware? screenshot

What is SandStrike Mobile Malware?

Mobile security researchers uncovered a new strain of mobile malware that targets Android devices, dubbed SandStrike. The SandStrike Android malware is being distributed and advertised using social media accounts set... Read more

November 2, 2022
RatMilad Malware Spotted Targeting Mobile Devices screenshot

RatMilad Malware Spotted Targeting Mobile Devices

A research team with mobile security company Zimperium recently spotted a new malware targeting Android-based mobile devices. The new strain is called RatMilad and was used primarily in attacks on devices located in... Read more

October 6, 2022