Entries filed under 'Mobile Malware'

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The FireEye Labs team posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. They cover the full spectrum of exploits and vulnerabilities, including advanced malware and targeted threats.


    RuMMS: The Latest Family of Android Malware Attacking Users in Russia Via SMS Phishing

    By Wu Zhou, Jimmy Su, Yong Kang , Deyu Hu | Mobile Threats

    Smishing (SMS phishing) offers a unique vector to infect mobile users. FireEye Labs recently discovered a RuMMS campaign, which threat actors are using to distribute their malware. They are using shared-hosting providers, which adds flexibility to the threat actor’s campaign and makes it harder for defending parties to track these moving targets.

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    Kemoge: Another Mobile Malicious Adware Infecting Over 20 Countries

    By Yulong Zhang | Mobile Threats

    FireEye Labs mobile researchers discovered another malicious adware family quickly spreading worldwide that allows for complete takeover of a user’s Android device. This attack might also originate from China. We named this family Kemoge due to its command and control (CnC) domain:aps.kemoge.net.

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