SlemBunk slamdunk: Mobile banking Trojans found worldwide

Malware masquerading as 33 real bank apps.
John Leyden
Cybercrooks have put together a dynasty of Android Trojan apps in a bid to imitate the legitimate apps of 33 financial management institutions across the globe.
The SlemBunk apps (which commonly masquerade as popular applications, such as social media, utility, etc) have spread across three major continents: North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, according to security researchers at FireEye.
Once installed, these apps have the ability to phish for and harvest authentication credentials when specified banking and other similar apps are launched. Moreover, attacks based on the malware are active and ongoing, FireEye warns.
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