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TeaBot Android banking Trojan targets banks in Europe

Malware experts from the Italian cybersecurity firm Cleafy have spotted a new Android banking trojan dubbed TeaBot (aka Anatsa) that is targeting banks in Spain, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

TeaBot malware appeared in the threat landscape at the beginning of January 2021, it is still under development and according to the researchers, it is able to hijack users’ credentials and SMS messages.

The researchers detected on 29th March 2021, for the first time the inclusion of injections against Italian banks, and in May the malware targeted Belgium and Netherlands banks.

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