A New Android ‘Banking Malware For Rent’ Emerges

Cerberus android banking trojan

After a number of common Android Trojans like Anubis, Red Alert 2.0, GM bot, and Exobot, stop their malware-as-a-service companies, a brand new participant has emerged on the Internet with related capabilities to fill the hole, providing Android bot rental service to the plenty.

Dubbed “Cerberus,” the brand new distant entry Trojan permits distant attackers to take complete management over the contaminated Android units and likewise comes with banking Trojan capabilities like the usage of overlay assaults, SMS management, and phone listing harvesting.

According to the creator of this malware, who’s surprisingly social on Twitter and mocks safety researchers and antivirus trade overtly, Cerberus has been coded from scratch and does not re-use any code from different present banking Trojans.

The creator additionally claimed to be utilizing the Trojan for personal operations for no less than two years earlier than renting it out for anybody from the previous two months at $2000 for 1 month utilization, $7000 for six months and as much as $12,000 for 12 months.

Cerberus Banking Trojan: Features

According to safety researchers at Threat Fabric who analyzed a pattern of Cerberus Trojan, the malware has a fairly widespread listing of options, like:

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