ESET Research spots a new version of Android malware known as FurBall that APT-C-50 is using in its wider Domestic Kitten campaign
This week, ESET researchers published their analysis of a new variant of the Android malware known as FurBall that APT-C-50 has used in its wider Domestic Kitten campaign. The campaign is known to take aim at Iranian citizens as part of mobile surveillance campaigns – and the same applies to this new FurBall version. Since June of last year, the malware has been distributed under the guise of a translation app via a copycat version of an Iranian website that provides translated articles, journals, and books. The Domestic Kitten campaign is still ongoing, dating back to at least 2016.
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Full technical details are available here: Domestic Kitten campaign spying on Iranian citizens with new FurBall malware.