Screen recording Android app found to be spying on users


A screen recorder app with over 50,000 downloads on Google Play Store was found to be discreetly recording audio using the device’s microphone and stealing files, suggesting it might be part of an espionage campaign, according to researchers at ESET.

iRecorder was a legitimate app made available in September 2021 and a remote access trojan (RAT) AhRat was most likely added to it in 2022. The app is currently unavailable on the app store.

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