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BrazKing Android Malware Upgraded and Targeting Brazilian Banks

IBM Trusteer researchers continually analyze financial fraud attacks in the online realms. In recent research into mobile banking malware, we delved into the BrazKing malware’s inner workings following a sample found by MalwareHunterTeam. BrazKing is an Android banking Trojan from the overlay category. It mostly targets mobile banking users in Brazil and is likely operated by a local threat group.

This post provides our findings about BrazKing’s new version with insights about its dynamic mechanisms and the features that help cyber criminals use it in mobile banking fraud. As this post is written, we are seeing that BrazKing is an ongoing development and believe there will be more to come in the near future.

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