Banking Trojan Metamorfo Hijacks Trusted Apps to Run Malware


Bitdefender researchers Janos Gergo SZELES and Ruben Andrei CONDOR have documented a new Metamorfo campaign that uses legitimate software components to compromise computers.

Metamorfo is a family of banker Trojans that has been active since mid-2018. It primarily targets Brazilians and is delivered mostly through Office files rigged with macros in spam attachments. Metamorfo is a potent piece of malware, whose primary capability is theft of banking information and other personal data from the user and exfiltration of it to the C2 server.

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