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 January 5, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business

Joe Cox reports:

From stolen accounts to Russian-hacker run networks, Uber’s blackmarket trade has steadily become a staple in the digital underground. Now, researchers from cybersecurity firm Symantec have found a piece of malware that tries to steal a target’s Uber password, before covering up its own tracks.

According to that research, the Android malware causes a fake Uber user interface to repeatedly pop-up on a target’s device, taking up the whole screen, until the user enters their Uber ID and password. As with many other phishing campaigns, as soon as the victim provides their credentials, the malware sends those details off to the hacker’s remote server, Symantec said.

Read more on The Daily Beast.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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