Threat Intelligence Report EclecticIQ Fusion Center Report: Malware Steals Data Directly from the Device to Hack Facebook Accounts (English)
A new Android malware named Malware: Android.Fakeapp extracts user credentials directly from the victim's devices, most of which have been found to be located in the Asia-Pacific region.
Report from EclecticIQ Fusion Center from Monday 5 March 2018.
- Data that is being directly stolen from devices by malware, allows a scammer to extract Facebook login credentials and hack the user's account.
- English speaking users are the main victims of this attack.
- Android.Fakeapp operates without the user's knowledge, and must go through several steps in order to steal data, such as getting the IMEI number to the C2 server.
- Once the Facebook account is hacked, the scammer has access to all the information of the user stores in this social media platform.