New RAT Digs into Android Phones to Steal Data and Encrypt Files – DICE Insights

June 24, 2024 | Outdated Android devices are under attack from “Rafel RAT,” a novel malware capable of stealing data and executing ransomware attacks, according to CheckPoint research. Over 120 global campaigns have been observed, targeting high-profile sectors like the military. Rafel RAT can access SMS, call logs, and contacts by exploiting user permissions through phishing campaigns. Modified versions include a ransomware module for encrypting files.

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