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Android Malware Used To Hack Russian Customers Was Slated For Global Attacks

May 23, 2017

Via: Pymnts

Russian cybercriminals pulled off a small mobile banking heist on their own countrymen with malware for Android mobile devices. By cybercrime standards it was a fairly small take — about 50 million roubles ($892,000) — but all evidence suggests that the domestic efforts were something of a practice round for wider hits in greater Europe.

According to reports in Reuters, the hackers had leveled up their malware software and were looking to go after French banks’ clients, among others.

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