Modified version of Android WhatsApp installs Triada Trojan
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Experts spotted a modified version of WhatsApp for Android, which offers extra features, but that installs the Triada Trojan on the devices.
Researchers from Kaspersky spotted a modified version of WhatsApp for Android, which offers extra features, but which installs the Triada Trojan on the devices.
WhatsApp users sometimes look for mods that offer extra features such as animated themes, self-destructing messages which automatically delete themselves, the option of hiding certain conversations from the main list, automatic translation of messages. These modified versions of the popular instant messaging app usually contain ads.
The version discovered by Kaspersky is called FMWhatsapp 16.80.0 together, experts also discovered the advertising software development kit (SDK) that included the downloader for the malicious payload.
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August 25, 2021 at 12:45AM