Android Malware targeted coinbase wallet

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This new malware strain is based on the notorious Cerberus trojan, which wreaked havoc in the Google Play store until the team responsible became complacent. Lack of continued distribution allowed Google Play Protect to almost completely eradicate Cerberus by August 2020.

Alien targets 226 Android apps, mostly geared toward the banking industry. In addition to stealing user credentials, the malware can install and remove applications from the infected device, and even intercept notifications:
https://cointelegraph.com/news/coinbase-wallet-users-targeted-by-new-android-malware

Cryptohackers have more strategies to steal cryptowallet money. This is a homework for cryptocurrency developers. I think before developers could finish the security issue, cryptocurrency adoption still far away. Though, the hackers could not acces private key, they seem to targeted crypto holders that have no private key in their hand.

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