Entries by Lukas Stefanko

Insidious Android malware gives up all malicious features but one to gain stealth

ESET researchers detect a new way of misusing Accessibility Service, the Achilles’ heel of Android security ESET researchers have analyzed an extremely dangerous Android app that can perform a host of nefarious actions, notably wiping out the victim’s bank account or cryptocurrency wallet and taking over their email or social media accounts. Called “DEFENSOR ID”, […]

Breaking news? App promises news feeds, brings DDoS attacks instead

After being targeted by an Android DDoS app, ESET seized the opportunity to analyze the attack and to help put an end to it ESET researchers discovered a malicious Android app used for launching DDoS attacks. Thanks to the fact it was ESET’s website that was targeted, ESET researchers were able to identify the app, […]