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Beware! This Android Trojan Stole Millions of Dollars from Over 10 Million Users

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Sep
2021
Beware! This Android Trojan Stole Millions of Dollars from Over 10 Million Users

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A newly discovered “aggressive” mobile campaign has infected north of 10 million users from over 70 countries via seemingly innocuous Android apps that subscribe the individuals to premium services costing €36 (~$42) per month without their knowledge.

Zimperium zLabs dubbed the malicious trojan “GriftHorse.” The money-making scheme is believed to have been under active development starting from November 2020, with victims reported across Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the U.K., and the U.S.

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