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StrongPity Hackers Distribute Trojanized Telegram App to Target Android Users

The advanced persistent threat (APT) group known as StrongPity has targeted Android users with a trojanized version of the Telegram app through a fake website that impersonates a video chat service called Shagle.

“A copycat website, mimicking the Shagle service, is used to distribute StrongPity’s mobile backdoor app,” ESET malware researcher Lukáš Štefanko said in a technical report. “The app is a modified version of the open source Telegram app, repackaged with StrongPity backdoor code.”

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