New Android Banking Malware Discovered

ThreatFabric, a security firm based in Amsterdam, first discovered the new malware, which it calls Vultur, in March. According to ArsTechnica, Vultur forgoes the previously standard way of capturing credentials and instead utilizes virtual network computing (VNC) with remote access abilities to record the screen when a user enters their login details into specific applications.

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While the malware originally was discovered in March, researchers with ThreatFabric believe they have connected it to the Brunhilda dropper, a malware dropper used previously in several Google Play apps to distribute other banking malware.

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