SOVA, Worryingly Sophisticated Android Trojan, Takes Flight

A new Android banking trojan named SOVA (“owl” in Russian) is under active development, researchers said, and it has big dreams even in its infancy stage. The malware is looking to incorporate distributed denial of service (DDoS), man in the middle (MiTM) and ransomware functionality into its arsenal – on top of existing banking overlay, notification manipulation and keylogging services.

According to researchers from ThreatFabric, the malware’s authors are shooting for the moon on this one.

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Source: ThreatPost