Upgraded Cerberus Spyware Spreads Rapidly via MDM

A newly discovered variant of the Cerberus Android trojan has been spotted, with vastly expanded and more sophisticated info-harvesting capabilities, and the ability to run TeamViewer.

It was spotted by researchers being used in a targeted campaign on a multinational conglomerate. Unusually, the sample propagated through the employee pool via the infected company’s mobile device management (MDM) server.

Cerberus first emerged last August on underground forums, offered in a malware-as-a-service (MaaS) rental model.

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Source: ThreatPost