Pierluigi Paganini February 13, 2018
A new variant of the dreaded AndroRAT malware appeared in threat landscape

Security researchers from Trend Micro detected a new variant of the popular AndroRAT Android RAT in the criminal ecosystem. Security experts from Trend Micro reported the availability of a new variant of the popular AndroRAT. The malware was first born in 2012 as a university project, designed as an open-source client/server application to offer remote […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 29, 2015
Iranian Hackers focus their efforts in Android RATs

A research published by RecordedFuture demonstrates that the interest in Android RATs of Iranian Hackers is rising, DroidJack and AndroRAT are most popular. According to the threat researcher Rodrigo Bijou (@rodrigobijou), Iranian malware authors are focusing their efforts on mobile RATs, in particular, malicious codes designed to compromise Android devices. The security experts confirmed that […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 20, 2014
FireEye discovered Android spying components in Winspy RAT

FireEye experts investigating on a spear-phishing campaign on an US-based financial institution discovered that common WinSpy RAT was adapted to hit Android devices. FireEye Security Researchers have recently identified a new variant of Winspy RAT that can infect users’ PC and also their Android Devices during synchronization operations. We have a long discussed about the increment for […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 07, 2014
Dendroid – A new Android RAT available on the underground

Symantec discovered a new HTTP Android Remote administration tool, named Dendroid, available on the underground market for only $300. Symantec researchers have discovered a new android malware toolkit dubbed Dendroid, early 2014 the company also detected AndroRAT, an Android Remote admin tool which is believed to be the first malware APK binder. Thanks to the diffusion of the Google […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 12, 2013
AndroRAT drives the rise for DIY Android hacking tools

AndroRAT is just one of the numerous open-source tools that was created and published on the undergroud forums to allow the hack of Android mobile devices. AndroRAT is an open-source tool that was created and published on the Internet in November 2012, it is a RAT (Remote Access Tool)  for Android OS and exactly as any other […]