All posts tagged: mobile malware

Schoolyard Bully Trojan Facebook Credential Stealer

Zimperium zLabs has discovered a new Android threat campaign, the Schoolyard Bully Trojan, which has been active since 2018 and has spread to over 300,000 victims and is specifically targeting Facebook credentials. To learn more about this new threat, read more on our blog.

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The Case of Cloud9 Chrome Botnet

The Zimperium zLabs team recently discovered a malicious browser extension, originally called Cloud9, which not only steals the information available during the browser session but can also install malware on a user’s device and subsequently assume control of the entire device. In this blog, we will take a deeper look into this malicious browser extension. Read more.

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The State of Browser Extension Malware

It is time for us to change how we think about malware. No longer is it limited to one specific operating system or device type. Like with phishing attacks, malware developers have been working on malware that can impact a broader range of systems to increase the number of potential […]

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Android Trojans Infect APKPure and Huawei App Stores

Two new active and aggressive Android Trojan variants have been discovered in the wild, impacting users taking advantage of two alternatives, non-Google Play app stores (“third-party” app stores). The discoveries are examples of how malware can spread through other sources outside of Google Play, and highlight the importance of sideloading […]

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New Advanced Android Malware Posing as “System Update”

Another week, and another major mobile security risk. A few weeks ago, Zimperium zLabs researchers disclosed unsecured cloud configurations exposing information in thousands of legitimate iOS and Android apps (you can read more about it in our blog). This week, zLabs is warning Android users about a sophisticated new malicious […]

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Threat Advisory: BlackRock Mobile Malware

What is it? BlackRock – an advanced Android malware derived from Xeres malware – evades detection and steals login credentials or credit card data from 337 different mobile banking, shopping, lifestyle, and video apps. BlackRock was disclosed in July 2020 by ThreatFabric. The Zimperium z9 engine had begun detecting early […]

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2020 Mobile App Breaches, Failures, and Data Leaks

2020 has recorded more mobile app breaches, failures, and data leaks thus far than all of 2019. Take a look below and scroll through the dozens of stories to learn about the more prominent breaches. Now that mobile device usage is up and apps are competing for mind and wallet […]

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