KorBanker Malware for Android Steals over 10,000 Texts from 96 Devices

September 4, 2014


In 55 days, KorBanker malware designed to steal banking information from Android devices managed to collect more than 10,000 text messages from 96 infected smartphones. The banking malware is not new, its activity being monitored by security researchers since September 2013. It reaches the devices of the users by masquerading as the Google Play app, and after installation it looks for the presence of mobile banking apps from a set of targeted banks. If any such apps are detected, they are a…