Android Devices Hunted by LodaRAT Windows Malware

A newly discovered variant of the LodaRAT malware, which has historically targeted Windows devices, is being distributed in an ongoing campaign that now also hunts down Android devices and spies on victims.

Along with this, an updated version of LodaRAT for Windows has also been identified; both versions were seen in a recent campaign targeting Bangladesh, researchers said.

The campaign reflects an overarching shift in strategy for LodaRAT’s developers, as the attack appears to be driven by espionage rather than its previous financial goals. While previous versions of LodaRAT contained credential-stealing capabilities that researchers speculated were used for draining victims’ bank accounts, these newer versions come with a full roundup of information-gathering commands.

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Source: ThreatPost