Watch Out! New Android Banking Trojan Steals From 112 Financial Apps


Android Malware

Four months after security researchers uncovered a “Tetrade” of four Brazilian banking Trojans targeting financial institutions in Brazil, Latin America, and Europe, new findings show that the criminals behind the operation have expanded their tactics to infect mobile devices with spyware.

According to Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), the Brazil-based threat group Guildma has deployed “Ghimob,” an Android banking Trojan targeting financial apps from banks, fintech companies, exchanges, and cryptocurrencies in Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Germany, Angola, and Mozambique.

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