Schoolyard Bully Trojan Apps Stole Facebook Credentials from Over 300,000 Android Users

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While the malware singles out Vietnamese language applications, it has also been discovered in several other apps available in over 70 countries, underscoring the scale of the attacks. Mainly designed to steal Facebook credentials, the malware is camouflaged as legitimate education-themed applications to lure unsuspecting users into downloading them. The findings come more than a year after Zimperium unearthed similar activity aimed at compromising Facebook accounts through rogue Android apps as part of a campaign codenamed FlyTrap.

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