Our latest banking malware analysis

The world of malware for mobile devices, and more specifically for Android devices, isn't very different from the world of malware on Windows and other desktop systems. In fact, we can see that practically the same type of malware exists on both mobile and desktop devices.
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The old Emotet bank trojan has made headlines in recent weeks as a result of it being used to infect computers with QakBot bank malware. As of today, Emotet has been turned into a "dropper", as attackers have long been using this malware as a vector for entering and infecting computers.
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In the last month, several samples have been detected of what appears to be a new bank trojan for Android. This potential new family shares certain similarities with Cerberus and Eventbot, although it doesn't seem to be either of the two due to certain key differences, such as the encryption of the data sent and received from the control server and the commands that can be executed on the device ...
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Much of the world has already begun to enter the "re-opening" phase, and some parts have already entered the so-called "new normal", in which the idea is that we can carry out practically the same activities as before, but with greater caution in order to avoid new outbreaks.
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Ever since it was first detected back in late February of this year, the Blackloan bank trojan has been affecting users in China, Vietnam and Malaysia.
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In the world of malware for Windows desktop systems, we can find multiple categories, each of which is based on what malicious activity the software presents and how it carries it out. We usually talk about "trojans" and, more specifically, "bank trojans".
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In these times of pandemic, when we’ve all been on lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19, malware developers are experiencing what is probably one of their busiest periods.
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According to Forrester, ransomware attacks grew 500% in 2019 compared to 2018. However, in addition to the increase in these types of attack, the presence of malware to undermine cryptocurrencies (29% more) and attacks on IoT devices (10% more) grew also. Such attacks are becoming more and more profitable and, above all, more simple technically than attacks using banking malware.
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For years we have witnessed the pace at which technology advances. This progress not only generates business opportunities for multinational companies with soaring revenues; for many entrepreneurs and visionaries, this advance has meant a source of income and a livelihood.
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It is common nowadays to hear news about new families of banking malware for Android devices and how they work. However, the same cannot be said for iOS devices. This may lead us to ask “Is there malware for iOS? And banking malware?
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