iOS Trojan Gathers Facial and Other Information for Bank Account Hacking

iOS Trojan

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Group-IB discovered a new iOS Trojan designed to assist a Chinese cybercrime group in obtaining the information required to steal money from victims’ bank accounts.

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The threat actor, known as GoldFactory, was first identified last year and appears to target the APAC region, with attacks likely carried out in Thailand and possibly Vietnam. The cybercriminals initially concentrated on creating Android Trojans designed to steal banking credentials and other information, which researchers named GoldDigger, GoldDiggerPlus, and GoldKefu.

In recent months, black hat hackers developed GoldPickaxe, a malware with Android and iOS versions that researchers believe has been around since October 2023.

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