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FlyTrap Android Malware Compromises Thousands of Facebook Accounts

A new Android Trojan codenamed FlyTrap has hit at least 140 countries since March 2021 and has spread to over 10,000 victims through social media hijacking, third-party app stores, and sideloaded applications. Zimperium’s zLabs mobile threat research teams recently found several previously undetected applications using Zimperium’s z9 malware engine and on-device detection. Following their forensic … Read More

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Elaborate Scam App Impersonates Leading Asian Bank; Victims Duped into ‘Investing’

Campaign is still active and growing; second bank app identified Zimperium, in collaboration with a leading Asian bank, have uncovered the early stages of a coordinated effort by scammers to defraud existing and new bank customers. In this blog, we will: Alert the general public about the scam before it gains traction;  Outline the entire … Read More

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Zimperium Discovers MobOk Malware Left Undetected by Mobile AV Industry for Months

zLabs researchers have uncovered a new variant of the MobOk campaign. The samples found evaded detection by AV vendors for months. Zimperium worked with Google to ensure removal from the Play Store.  The new variant samples: Hide themselves from mobile antivirus (AV) vendors; Subscribe to premium mobile services; Avoid image-based CAPTCHA; Avoid two-factor authentication (2FA); … Read More

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