Virus Bulletin 2019: Geost Android Botnet Goes After Millions of Euros

Discussion in 'mobile device security' started by mood, Oct 2, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Virus Bulletin 2019: Geost Android Botnet Goes After Millions of Euros
    Bad OpSec led to the botnet’s discovery — revealing 800,000 victims in Russia
    October 2, 2019
    https://threatpost.com/virus-bulletin-geost-android-botnet/148864/
    Virus Bulletin: Geost botnet. The discovery story of a new Android banking trojan from an OpSec error
     
  2. Beyonder

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    It's almost like Google should do something about the wild west when it comes to updates on Android devices, once and for all.
     
  3. mood

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    VB2019 paper: Geost botnet. The story of the discovery of a new Android banking trojan from an OpSec error
    October 21, 2019
    https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/...overy-new-android-banking-trojan-opsec-error/
    Research paper: (PDF - 1.29 MB): https://www.virusbulletin.com/uploads/pdf/magazine/2019/VB2019-Garcia-etal.pdf
     
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