In this blog post I will examine how cyber-criminals create fakes and clones of popular workplace apps, embed them with malware, and trick users into downloading the weaponized versions…
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Protect Your Mobile Apps
Against Mobile Malware
Mobile malware takes many different forms and serves many purposes for fraudsters, hackers, cheaters, and other cyber-criminals. There’s ad fraud and click fraud which use automated click bots to imitate human actions for the purpose of stealing ad revenue and cheating in mobile games. There’s remote access trojans (RATs), which cyber-criminals embed inside clones and fake copies of legitimate apps, and use phishing and social engineering to trick mobile users into installing.
Once installed, these malicious apps can be controlled by attackers remotely,
record or inject keystrokes, monitor user activity, or trigger screen overlay attacks at the right time. There’s also ransomware and crypto-mining malware that allow attackers to extort large sums of money or covertly execute calculations on a victim’s device to generate cryptocurrency fraudulently, and much more.
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