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Banking trojan for Android

Banking trojan for Android

The new banking trojan for Android spread via SMS-phishing.

The company’s specialists McAfee Labs discovered a new Trojan for the bank’s mobile operating system Android, identified by McAfee experts as Android / FakeBankDropper.A and Android / FakeBank.A.

A malicious program that operates mainly in South Korea, the program replaces the legitimate mobile banking provides its customers with local banks.

According to experts, the malware spreads via SMS-phishing. Typically, the mobile device of the victim comes fake an SMS-message, the sender is supposedly the Financial Services Commission. The message contains a request to install a new application on a device to protect against malware.

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