MysteryBot Android trojan aims at banking apps

Triple threat malware
Security researchers have discovered a new type of malware with a 3-legged threat: banking trojan, keylogger, and mobile ransomware in one.

A new triple threat malware has arisen and is plaguing Android devices. This malware can place an overlay screen on top of your login screen and steal your login information.The malware is flawless in its attempts to masquerade as an legitimate app. 

When downloading a new app be mindful of the areas of your phone that the app will need access too. Many pre existing malware will state that the app will need to have access to the Accessible Services of your phone.

Download antivirus software or app for your phone. These antivirus software will be able to scan any new apps before it is downloaded to the phone.

Read more about this at SC Media US: MysteryBot Android trojan aims at banking apps



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Lee Signore

Lee has over 15 years of cybersecurity experience and holds a masters degree in cybersecurity along several industry certifications. Lee started Cyber Misfits blog as a way to collaborate with other cyber-minded folks. She loves sharing her knowledge and discussing all of the latest cybersecurity news.

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