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Twitter-controlled Android backdoor delivers banking malware

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Aug 25, 2016.

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    A backdoor Trojan named Twitoor is the first instance of Android malware that receives its commands from a Twitter account. Keeping their botnet out of law enforcement’s and other criminals’ hands is imperative for botmasters if they want to keep earning. C&C servers are the norm, but they can be tracked down, seized by the authorities and, ultimately, reveal crucial information about the botnet, allowing them to shut it down or cripple it. Twitter or … More →

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