Malicious WhatsApp Mod Delivers Infects Victims With xHelper Trojan

According to Kaspersky researchers, a malicious version of the FMWhatsappWhatsApp mod has been distributing Triadatrojan payload that infects its victims with xHelper trojan.

FMWhatsApp mod is advertised to bring an extra security to users, using app locking with custom PIN or touch ID, as well as the general improvement of the app, however, the version 16.80.0 also delivers Triadatrojan payload to users.

After the installation, Triada collects the information about the device and sends it to its command-and-control server, which responds with a link to another payload that will download the trojan itself.


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