12 June :- Two new Android banking trojan viruses in India are supervising the behavior of mobile users and accessing their confidential data. The global IT security firm Kwik Heil has warned this.
Security experts at Quill Heil Security Lab have identified two trojans named ‘Android.Marcher.C’ and ‘Android.Asacub.T.’, which include some of the social media apps such as Whatsapp, Facebook, Skype, Instagram and Twitter. Copy the banking app’s notifications.
Researchers have warned that these malware enables hackers to bypass two-factor authentication by accessing incoming messages through the administrative authority. Two-factor authentication is used for security in online transactions.
Quick Heel Technologies Ltd. Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Sanjay Katkar said, “Indian users often download unscreened apps via third-party app stores and links sent via SMS and email. This gives the hacker an opportunity to steal confidential information from the users. ‘
He said, “In less than six months we have identified three types of malware like this.” Hackers are now targeting mobile users who can easily become victims of a fishing attack.
Android.Marcher.C uses the icon of the Adobe Flash Player to look like a real app, while Android.Asacub.Trows as an Android update icon.