Russian ‘Cron’ Cyber Gang Arrested for Raiding Bank Accounts

A group of 16 Russian hackers who managed to seize more than $800,000 from Russian bank customers using malware loaded onto Android devices have been arrested, according to cybersecurity firm Group-IB. The gang, which called itself Cron like the name of malware used to infect users’ devices, duped customers into downloading malware via bogus banking applications or lured them to infected websites that housed banking Trojans.

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