The Facestealer Trojan hijacking Facebook accounts

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The Facestealer Trojan hijacking Facebook accounts-01

An Android malware stealing Facebook credentials has infected 100,000 Google Play users via a malicious app.  Craftsart Cartoon Photo Tools is suspected of spreading a Trojan FaceStealer, which is well known for stealing Facebook credentials.

A variant of the Facestealer Android malware is attacking popular mobile apps in the official Google Play store. Facestealer is a well-known Android malware that has already infiltrated Google Play via Trojanized apps.

According to a recent Malwarebytes study, when the app first launches, it directs users to the official Facebook login page and requires them to log in before using it. According to the firm, injected malicious JavaScript steals the login credentials and sends them to a command-and-control server.

Read More: https://threatpost.com/facestealer-trojan-google-play-facebook/179015/