Threat Description

Trojan: Android/Facric.A

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: Android
Aliases: Trojan:Android/Facric, Facric

Summary


Trojan:Android/Facric.A masquerades as an app from a regional bank in France. If an unsuspecting user enters their personal banking details into the app, the information is silently forwarded to a remote server.



Removal


F-Secure's Mobile Security product blocks installation of this program with default settings.



Technical Details


Trojan:Android/Facric appears to be a credentials authentication app from a regional French bank. When launched, the app asks the user for personal information, such as the user's username and password, phone number and department. If this information is provided, it is collected and forwarded to a remote server.

Screenshot of Trojan:Android/Facric

The app then asks the user to download and install another APK. At the time of writing, the download link is down and does not return any additional files.






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