Now the kids need to be careful. The application contains a Trojan horse that can automatically drain your bank accounts.
Dortmund: A look at your bank account can destroy your mind. But if all the money is suddenly lost through no fault of yours, every clang of bells is taken into account. Maybe the Android app is to blame.
“Xenomorph” Android Trojan scans bank accounts: all money is at risk
The warning about the dangerous Xenomorph Trojans is only partly new. After all, malware has been spreading on Android smartphones since the beginning of 2022. But now it’s really dangerous (More Warnings on RUHR24).
Previously, the Trojan was only able to read the details of users’ bank accounts. However, after the update, dangerous software can perform automatic transfers, even by cheating and bypassing multi-factor authentication. Thus, the victims’ money was quickly lost. as reported by RUHR24.
Danger for Android smartphones: “The most advanced and dangerous Trojan leak”
Researchers at ThraetFabric, a network and computer security company, have discovered the latest version of Xenomorph. According to them, the malware with the new update is one of the “most advanced and dangerous Trojans”.
Meanwhile, scammers can sit back and relax behind the malware. Because Xenomorph is designed to do all the work automatically, from software installation to transfer (more digital content at RUHR24).
A Mauris Trojan behind the app app: the app is still in the App Store
Xenomorph is hidden behind an app that is also available on the Google Play Store (as of March 16). A must-have technology book is the “CoinCalc” application from Sam Ruston’s website. A dangerous Trojan is then installed through a supposed update application.
Users who have the coinCalc app installed should remove the app immediately and there are no guaranteed updates. to bring it into effect.
Bank clients are ING Diba, Commerzbank, Postbank, Deutsche Bank and Sparda
In the whole world there are victims of the Trojans. It addresses a total of 400 banks, mainly from the United States, Spain, Turkey, Poland, Australia, Canada, Italy, Portugal, France and Germany.
Xenomorph targets bank boards from ING Diba, Norisbank, Comdirect, Commerzbank, Consorsbank, N26, Postbank, Deutsche Bank, and Sparda-Bank, as mentioned in the technical book.