SharkBot malware sneaks back on Google Play to steal your logins


SharkBot malware is back on Google Play stealing your logins

A new and upgraded version of the SharkBot malware has returned to Google’s Play Store, targeting banking logins of Android users through apps that have tens of thousands of installations.

The malware was present in two Android apps that did not feature any malicious code when submitted to Google’s automatic review.

However, SharkBot is added in an update occurring after the user installs and launches the dropper apps.

According to a blog post by Fox IT, part of the NCC Group, the two malicious apps are “Mister Phone Cleaner” and “Kylhavy Mobile Security,” collectively counting 60,000 installations.

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