WolfRAT malware attack on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger

There is a cyber attack on instant messaging app WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Messaging app WhatsApp and Messenger app have been targeted through WolfRAT Android malware. With the help of this malware, photos, photos, messages, and audio recordings in WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger users’ phones are being accessed.

Researchers at Cisco Talos have reported about wolfRAT malware. Researchers claimed that this malware is reaching the phone through flash updates on the Google Play store. Through this malware, users ‘ phones can also be taken on the remote control, though it has not yet reported as to how many users have been targeted through this malware.

Researchers say WolfRAT is a remote access Trojan (RAT) that is an upgraded version of DenDroid. Dendroid is an old malware. The source code of this malware was leaked in the year 2015.

The report says that WolfRAT malware has been seen recording screen records during WhatsApp messaging. The malware has currently targeted Thailand users. The report also claims that the malware has been developed by a company named Wolf Research, which is known for creating spy malware. This malware is also capable of stealing data from the phone’s network.

Preety Tanwar
Preety Tanwar
Preety Tanwar loves to write about the new trending technologies like blockchain, AI and Machine learning. She holds a Masters degree from a reputed university.