New malware alert: a mobile Trojan is targeting Android devices and tricking users into giving it their banking and credit card info. It can pose as 2,200 different bank apps, and it may have already stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here’s how you can stay protected.
A new malware has been attacking Android devices utilizing sneaky ways to steal your online banking information. Avast Threat Labs and SfyLabs worked together to uncover and expose this malware, which has been named Catelltes Bot. The malware is similar to a Russian outbreak earlier this year, where cybercriminals successfully stole over $900,000. (That malware was called “CronBot”—which shares similarities with the original Catelites Bot.)
How it works: If you do not have a security program on your Android I recommend Avast Mobile Security
Here is a short video to watch on how it works:If you don’t have a mobile security, here are some Avast Recommended tips to help you stay safe: