Android Malware 'Krysanec' masquerading as legitimate apps

Security Experts always recommend android users to download applications only from official Google Play store. If you are downloading apps from third-party markets, you may end up with malware on your device.

Researchers at ESET found a new piece of android malware that masquerading as legitimate android applications.

The sample ESET analyzed is detected as Android/Spy.Krysanec and found to be disguising as mobile banking application for Russian users, data usage monitoring apps.  One to them is disguised as Set Mobile security.

These modified apps is found to be containing the android version of Unrecom RAT.

The Trojan has ability to harvest various data from the infected device.  It is also capable of taking photo, recording audio,  contact list, sms and collect more information.


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