ESET researchers have identified an updated version of the Android-based GravityRAT spyware being distributed as the messaging apps BingeChat and Chatico. GravityRAT is a remote access tool previously used in targeted attacks against users in India. Windows, Android, and macOS versions are available.
ESET researchers have identified an active campaign targeting Android users, conducted by the Bahamut APT group. This campaign has been ongoing since the start of this year. Malicious spyware apps are distributed through a fake SecureVPN website that provides only trojanized Android apps to download.
ESET researchers recently identified a new version of the Android malware FurBall being used in a Domestic Kitten campaign conducted by the APT-C-50 group. The Domestic Kitten campaign is known to conduct mobile surveillance operations against Iranian citizens, and this new FurBall version
Spyware remains one of the most popular types of malware, enabling corporate espionage or intellectual property theft. According to Kaspersky Security Network data for corporate users in the Middle East, in Q2 2022 the number of users affected by Trojan Spies – spyware able to secretly harvest victim’s credentials –
ESET released today its T2 2021 Threat Report highlighting several concerning trends, including increasingly aggressive ransomware tactics, intensifying brute-force attacks, and deceptive phishing campaigns targeting people working from home who have gotten used to performing many administrative tasks remotely.
Apple has released a software update to prevent “zero-click” spyware from infecting iPhones and iPads. The weakness, which allows hackers to access devices via the iMessage service even if users do not click on a link or file, was discovered by independent researchers. According to the experts, the issue impacts all