This dangerous Android spyware could influence tens of millions of devices

An current version of the Banker Android (opens in new tab) adware has been detetcted, stealing victim’s banking specifics and maybe even money in some circumstances. 

According to cybersecurity researchers from Microsoft (opens in new tab), an mysterious risk actor has initiated a smishing campaign (SMS phishing), via which it attempts to trick people today into downloading TrojanSpy:AndroidOS/Banker.O. This is a malware (opens in new tab) variant that is capable of extracting all sorts of delicate information, which include two-factor authentication (2FA) codes, account login information, and other individually identifiable info (PII).