/Tag:Malware

White Paper – Mobile Financial Malware 2017 Threat Report

This document describes the evolution and trends in Android malware behaviour with a focus on the financial context. After an initial contextualisation and an explanation of the usual anatomy of a mobile malware attack, the current landscape is presented with some interesting statistics. In conclusion, the MORE® malware engine is introduced explaining the benefits of [...]

April 12th, 2018|

Mobile malware detection from inside out: protect your customers

Android malware is on the rise along with the popularity of Android OS. Malware writers are using novel techniques to create malicious Android applications which severely undermine the capability of traditional malware detectors which are ineffective towards detecting these unknown malicious applications. One of the last malware discovered, dubbed Expensive Wall, has infected about 21 [...]

September 25th, 2017|

White Paper – The analysis conducted on the malware PowerFakeToken

The analysed malware, internally baptised as PowerFakeToken, has been identified to belong to the Android/FakeToken.A family. In a nutshell, the mentioned malware family pretends to be a mobile token generator, typically used for transaction validation in online banking systems, but in fact it is an application whose purpose is to steal sensitive credentials to perform [...]

December 27th, 2016|

GM Bot: The Mobile Malware For Free

What happens when a malware code is sold on underground board by black-hat vendors to fraudsters buyers? A source code leaked and a massive attack happened. This is what happened in December 2015, when the source code for the Android malware GM Bot, developed to perpetrate mobile banking frauds, was leaked by buyers and sold for free [...]

April 6th, 2016|