ESET researchers spotted Krysanec – Android malware masked as legitimate apps

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ESET security researchers have uncovered a new type of malware which attacks Android devices, masked as a legitimate apps. Android/Spy.Krysanec infiltrates any free or paid Android app from unofficial online stores. Once installed, this piece of malware is able to harvest various data from the infected device, connect to its Command & Control server and download and execute other plug-in modules, giving it access to files on your device. ESET’s researcher Robert Lipovsky prepared a detailed analysis of Krysanec, which you can find on