Cryptocurrency-stealing Clipper malware caught in Google Play Store, here’s how to avoid it

Cybercriminals in search of fast money have taken to the Google Play Store in hopes of misdirecting transfers made on Android smartphones, according to research from security firm ESET. The malware—since removed from Google Play Store—impersonates the legitimate MetaMask service. When installed, it silently replaces online cryptocurrency wallet addresses copied to the system clipboard to one controlled by the criminals who created the malware, as well as steals credentials to gain control over the victim’s Ethereum funds.

Link: Cryptocurrency-stealing Clipper malware caught in Google Play Store, here’s how to avoid it
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