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Android Users Beware: New Hook Malware with RAT Capabilities Emerges

January 19, 2023


The threat actor behind the BlackRock and ERMAC Android banking trojans has unleashed yet another malware for rent called Hook that introduces new capabilities to access files stored in the devices and create a remote interactive session.

ThreatFabric, in a report shared with The Hacker News, characterized Hook as a novel ERMAC fork that’s advertised for sale for $7,000 per month while featuring “all the capabilities of its predecessor.”

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