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August 2022

GodFather Trojan Targets Hundreds of Apps

An Android banking trojan known as GodFather was shared, targeted more than 400 banking and cryptocurrency apps in 16 countries.

In the report shared by Singapore-based Group IB; It was said that the malware could affect 215 banks, 94 crypto wallet providers and 110 crypto exchange platforms serving users in countries such as the USA, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Canada.

The malware, like many financial trojans targeting the Android ecosystem, tried to steal user credentials by creating credible screens (Web Fraud) presented above target apps.

Some of the measures we should take;

  • Use new generation security products for your end users and make sure they are up to date.

  • Make sure your devices are up to date,

  • Activate multi-factor authentication (MFA) on all possible work and personal accounts,

  • Strengthen your systems with mobile security products,

  • Pay attention to user awareness trainings in your institution.


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