Fake Prisma apps found on Google Play

Before the release of the Android version of Prisma, a popular photo transformation app, fake Prisma apps flooded the Google Play Store. ESET researchers discovered fake Prisma apps of different types, including several dangerous trojan downloaders. The Google Play security team removed them from the official Android store at ESET’s notice. Prior to that point, … More Fake Prisma apps found on Google Play

Hesperbot – A New, Advanced Banking Trojan in the Wild

A new and effective banking trojan has been discovered targeting online banking users in Turkey, the Czech Republic, Portugal and the United Kingdom. It uses very credible-looking phishing-like campaigns, related to trustworthy organizations, to lure victims into running the malware. The Story In the middle of August we discovered a malware-spreading campaign in the Czech … More Hesperbot – A New, Advanced Banking Trojan in the Wild

Trends for 2013: Astounding growth of mobile malware

Introduction At the end of each year, ESET prepares a document about trends in malware, cybercrime and other types of malicious computer attacks, based on what has been observed and analyzed throughout the current year. It is important to point out that by a trend we mean a projection performed by the company according to … More Trends for 2013: Astounding growth of mobile malware