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Mobile Version of Cridex Banking Trojan Spotted in the Wild

(Softpedia) Popular banking Trojans usually come with a mobile component that allows cybercriminals to bypass two factor authentication systems and gain access to their victims’ bank accounts.

Mobile components of ZeuS (ZitMo), SpyEye (SPitMo), Citadel (CitMo) and Carberp have been around for quite some time. Now, experts from RSA say they’ve also spotted an SMS forwarding app for the Cridex (Bugat) malware.

The latest version of Citadel is designed to hijack online banking sessions and trick victims into downloading and installing the mobile component, dubbed BitMo, on their Android, BlackBerry or Symbian devices. iOS devices are not vulnerable…read full article

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