The malicious app contained a fake Facebook login page in the foreground and the official app page in the background.
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All in all 25 Android operating system applications have been removed from the platform Google Playaccording to the company Online Safety Evina found that they stole Facebook credentials.
However, it’s not all white balance. The apps have already been downloaded more than 2.34 million times Before they were eliminated, the report by the company specializing in cyber security and anti-fraud states.
Applications had different types of functions, such as: Images, videos, wallpapers, or flashlights were all developed from the same group of threats.
Although they offered legitimate functionality, they contained malicious code that detected which application the user had recently opened.
Hunt for the loot via Facebook
The malicious app contained a fake Facebook login page in the foreground and the official app page in the background. He has exposed them at the same time so that the user has no idea.
By entering Facebook credentials in the foreground browser, the malicious application recorded the user’s credentials and sent them to a server.
They stand out among the 25 applications Super Wallpapers Flashlight, Video Maker, Solitaire Game, Screenshot Capture, Plus Weather or Classic Card Game.