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More Stealthier Version of BrazKing Android Malware Spotted in the Wild

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Nov
2021
More Stealthier Version of BrazKing Android Malware Spotted in the Wild

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Banking apps from Brazil are being targeted by a more elusive and stealthier version of an Android remote access trojan (RAT) that’s capable of carrying out financial fraud attacks by stealing two-factor authentication (2FA) codes and initiating rogue transactions from infected devices to transfer money from victims’ accounts to an account operated by the threat actor.

IBM X-Force dubbed the revamped banking malware BrazKing, a previous version of which was referred to as PixStealer by Check Point Research. The mobile RAT was first seen around November 2018, according to ThreatFabric.

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