New Vultur Banking Trojan Targets Android Users with Enhanced Evasion and Remote Control

March 31, 2024
New Vultur Banking Trojan Targets Android Users with Enhanced Evasion and Remote Control
  • A new variant of the Vultur banking trojan targeting Android devices has been discovered with sophisticated remote control features and evasion tactics.

  • The malicious software spreads via dropper apps on Google Play, employing smishing and deceptive phone calls to install a fake McAfee Security app.

  • Vultur now exhibits capabilities like file management, abuse of Accessibility Services, app blocking, custom notifications, and disabling lock screen features.

  • Enhanced stealth through encrypted communications and native code decryption has been integrated into the malware.

  • Developers of Vultur are continuously refining the trojan's remote access abilities with the potential for additional functionalities in future updates.

  • Android users are urged to download apps solely from trusted sources and scrutinize app permissions to reduce the risk of malware infections.

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