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Anubis Android banking malware returns with extensive financial app hit list

Trend Micro researchers recently detected 17,490 new samples of Anubis, a powerful banking Trojan. The malware is being distributed via phishing campaigns and is capable of targeting 188 legitimate banking and financial mobile applications that are used in the US, India, France, Italy, Germany, Australia, and Poland.

Anubis is often presented to targets as a legitimate application. In reality, the Trojan is designed to steal login credentials, take screenshots, record audio, open (malicious) URLs and much more. It can even send, read and remove text messages, which enables it to bypass SMS-based two-factor authentication.

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