Security Advisory

Android Malware compromise Facebook accounts.

Tech Hive Security Advisory Series Volume 1. Issue 6

A new android malware named ‘Flytrap’ reported to be spread via malicious android apps has been uncovered by researchers at Zimperium. These android apps were available on Google Playstore but have been brought down. However, they are still available on third-party app stores. The Flytrap malware is used to hijack users Facebook accounts and spread its tentacles through social engineering. The malware has compromised about 10,000 Facebook accounts since March 2021.