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Anatsa Banking Trojan Targeting Users in US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

June 27, 2023

A new Android malware campaign has been observed pushing the Anatsa banking trojan to target banking customers in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Austria, and Switzerland since the start of March 2023.

“The actors behind Anatsa aim to steal credentials used to authorize customers in mobile banking applications and perform Device-Takeover Fraud (DTO) to initiate fraudulent transactions,” ThreatFabric said in an analysis published Monday.

The Dutch cybersecurity company said Anatsa-infected Google Play Store dropper apps have accrued over 30,000 installations to date, indicating that the official app storefront has become an effective distribution vector for the malware.

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