An Italian company, RCS Labs reportedly spread malware on a number of users in Italy and Kazakhstan. Google said they were victims of the Hermit and modular spyware from RCS Labs.
According to the technology giant, the malware can steal data and also make recordings and calls, quoted from the Threat Post, Monday (28/6/2022).
Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) researchers Benoit Sevens and Clement Lecigne said attackers would send unique links to their targets to fake apps. This method is to make the victim download and install the spyware that has been prepared.
According to the researchers, the page is in Italian. The website will ask the user to install an application to restore their account.
Both claim that no copycat apps were found in the respective app stores of both Apple and Google.
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