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Android Trojan prevents victims from calling their banks

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jul 15, 2016.

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    Some malware prevents victims to visit sites from which they could download antivirus software, or kills AV software found running on the infected machines and devices. Newer variants of the backdoor-opening, information-stealing FakeBank Android Trojan uses another tactic to prevent victims from protecting themselves and their bank accounts: it blocks calls to their bank. “Once installed, the new Android.Fakebank.B variants register a BroadcastReceiver component that gets triggered every time the user tries to make an … More →

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