In December, 2017, malware researchers came across several apps that were published on Google Play and third-party app stores. The apps had surveillance capabilities. Because of the name of the malware’s payload, watchdog, the researchers named the apps AnubisSpy. What’s happening in 2019? It appears that security researcher Lukas Stefanko came across an Android app which can steal PayPal credentials and can encrypt files from the device’s external storage.
Link: Anubis Android Malware Spotted in New Campaigns