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New Octo Banking Trojan Spreading via Fake Apps on Google Play Store

A number of rogue Android apps that have been cumulatively installed from the official Google Play Store more than 50,000 times are being used to target banks and other financial entities.
The rental banking trojan, dubbed Octo, is said to be a rebrand of another Android malware called ExobotCompact, which, in turn, is a “lite” replacement for its Exobot predecessor, Dutch mobile security firm

Source:: The Hackers News