Anubis Android Malware Is Back and It Is Focusing on Financial Institutions

In a recent malware operation, the Anubis Android banking malware is targeting clients of approximately 400 banking institutions. The cybercriminals are attacking financial institutions, cryptocurrency wallets, and digital payment systems…

Squid Game Used as Lure for Malware Campaigns, Phishing Attacks

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Squid Game Used as Lure for Malware Campaigns, Phishing Attacks Digital attackers are using Netflix’s popular series “Squid Game” as a lure for their…

Widespread ‘Smishing’ Campaign Defrauds Iranian Android Users

Attackers use socially engineered SMS messages and malware to compromise tens of thousands of devices and drain user bank accounts. Attackers are impersonating the Iranian government in a widespread SMS…

Finland Faces Blizzard of FluBot-Spreading Text Messages

Millions of texts leading to the Flubot spyware/banking trojan are targeting everyone who uses Androids in the country, in an “exceptional” attack. The Flubot banking trojan is blanketing Finland, spreading…

Bitdefender Threat Debrief | November 2021

The Bitdefender Threat Debrief (BDTD) is a monthly series analyzing threat news, trends, and research from the previous month. You can find all previous debriefs here. Highlight of the month:…

About 10 million Android devices found infected with Cynos malware

In total, researchers have identified around 190 malware-infected games, some of which were designed to specifically target Russian users, whereas some targeted Chinese and foreign users. Researchers from Doctor Web…

Over 10M Android Users Infected by GriftHorse Trojan

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Over 10M Android Users Infected by GriftHorse Trojan A mobile premium services campaign infected over 10 million Android users with the GriftHorse Trojan. More…

Pakistani and Syrian Threat Actors Banned from Facebook

Meta, the company that used to be known as Facebook, released a statement saying that it had taken measures against four separate cybercrime organizations from Pakistan and Syria. The hacking…

SharkBot Android Trojan Steals Banking and Crypto Accounts

A new malware has made its way onto the threat landscape. Security experts have revealed the emergence of the SharkBot Android trojan. It apparently targets crypto and banking services from…

New banking Trojan SharkBot makes waves across Europe, US

A new Android banking Trojan has been discovered that is able to circumvent multi-factor authentication controls through the abuse of ATS.  At the end of October, cybersecurity researchers from Cleafy…