Octo Android malware wants to get its tentacles on your banking information

A fascinating thing about the life cycle of malware is how malicious code packages evolve over time. It’s a case of threat actors grabbing something that works and then improving or extending it. One example is a breed of banking malware that first popped up in 2016 called Exobot — it went after users in several countries until 2018 when it morphed into ExobotCompact, a remote access trojan (RAT) with several additional subtypes.

Link: Octo Android malware wants to get its tentacles on your banking information
via http://www.androidpolice.com

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