The specialists of “Doctor Web” have discovered a new Trojan, designed to steal money from bank accounts of users of mobile Android-devices. The main feature of this malware, named Android.BankBot.65.origin, is that attackers have built it into one of the official client applications for accessing online banking and spread on the Internet under the guise of the original software.
The main danger of this situation is that a compromised version of a bank client software retains all of its original features, with the result that users do not have reason to expect a dirty trick. At the time of publication of this news, more than 70 owners of Android-devices managed by attackers to download a modified version of the application.
Once installed, a compromised version of the program and its launch careless user Android.BankBot.65.origin create a special configuration file, which set basic parameters of the Trojan. According to the settings malicious application connects to the management server.