New Delhi, May 20: The Central Bureau of Investigation has issued a nationwide alert on the banking trojan Cerberus. The CBI said that this tricks the smartphone users into downloading a malicious link relating to COVID-19.
The advisory was issued by the CBI, following an input from the Interpol. The trojan presents itself as an update related to COVID-19. The trojan primarily focuses on stealing financial data such as credit card numbers. It can use overlay attacks to trick victims into providing personal information and can capture two-factor authentication details, the agency also said.