Credit card details and passwords Stolen from these 337 Android apps: Are these on your phone?

According to ThreatFabric researchers, the BlackRock malware functions on another malware strain Xerxes leaked source code and this in turn on further malware strains.

You need to pay attention to the fact that Android malware has been successful in making its way to the review process of the Google app. Joker malware is one such example. There is bad news for Android users as there is another Android malware that is being linked with theft of data like credit card details and password from 337 apps. These include Amazon, Gmail, Uber,  Netflix, and much more.

Theft of User Details: 

BlackRock malware works like other Android malware. The malware suggest that it functions by stealing login credentials like passwords and username. Soon the user will be prompted to give information pertaining to payment and credit card details. The technique known as overlay is responsible for collecting data. It functions by detecting the user interacts with a lawful app. Soon a fake window will appear on top and this will ask for credit card details and login before entering the actual app.

List of  intrusive functions performed by the BlackRock malware are:

  • Interrupt SMS messages
  • Begin specific apps
  • Carry out SMS floods
  • Spam contacts with previously defined SMS
  •  Key logger functionality
  • Demonstrate custom push notifications
  • Damage mobile antivirus apps, and much more

According to the reports BlackRock is distributed as false Google update packages. These are being offered on websites which are third-party kinds in nature. This is yet to be noticed on Google Play Store.

Credit Card theft target list

The actual BlackRock target list used for credit card theft contains 111 applications:

App namePackage name
Viber Messenger – Messages, Group Chats & Callscom.viber.voip
WhatsApp Messengercom.whatsapp
WhatsApp Businesscom.whatsapp.w4b
Skype – free IM & video
Skype Lite – Free Video Call &
Skype for Business for
imo free video calls and
imo beta free calls and
imo HD-Free Video Calls and
Messenger – Text and Video Chat for Freecom.facebook.orca
Messenger Lite: Free Calls & Messagescom.facebook.mlite
Facebook Litecom.facebook.lite
PlayStation Messages – Check your online
Uplive – Live Video Streaming Appcom.asiainno.uplive
Fiesta by Tango – Find, Meet and Make New
Hoop – New friends on Snapchatcom.dazz.hoop
LivU: Meet new people & Video chat with strangerscom.videochat.livu
MICO Chat: Make New Friends & Live Chatcom.mico
Crowdfire: Social Media
SKOUT – Meet, Chat, Go
LP: Live Stream Video Dating &
Surge: Gay Dating & Chatcom.lavendrapp.lavendr
LOVELY – Your Dating App To Meet Singles Nearbycom.pinkapp
VK — live chatting & free
Amberfog for VKcom.amberfog.vkfree
V LIVEcom.naver.vapp
We Heart Itcom.weheartit
Video Chat W-Match : Dating App, Meet & Video
Tango – Live Video Broadcastscom.sgiggle.production
JAUMO Dating – Flirt With Local Singlescom.jaumo
Topface – Dating Meeting Chatcom.topface.topface
DISCO 🏳️‍🌈 Gay Dating & Gay Chat for
Airtripp:Free Foreign Chatcom.taptrip
Amino Anime Russian аниме и мангаcom.narvii.amino.x156542274
Bigo Live – Live Stream, Live Video & Live
BIGO LIVE Lite – Live
Waplog – Dating App to Chat & Meet New
SPICY 🌶 Lesbian Chat & Datingcom.jaumo.lesbian
Periscope – Live
Hornet – Gay Social
My World. Movies.
Badoo — Dating App to Chat, Date & Meet New
BLOOM — Premium Dating & Find Real
Ночной ВКcom.amberfog.reader
Galaxy – Chat Rooms: Meet New People Online & Dateru.mobstudio.andgalaxy
Amino: Communities and Chatscom.narvii.amino.master
ASKfm – Ask Me Anonymous Questionscom.askfm
Kate Mobile for VKcom.perm.kate_new_6
F3 – Make new friends, Anonymous questions, Chatcool.f3
All social media and social networks in one
Анонимный чат
Get new friends on local chat roomsdrug.vokrug
Mamba – Online Dating App: Find 1000s of Singleru.mamba.client
Google Play Books – Ebooks, Audiobooks, and
Google Play
Google Play Movies &
Google Pay: Pay with your phone and send
Catfiz Messengercom.catfiz
Tabor – Знакомства
Video Downloader for TikTok – TikMatetikmate.tiktokvideodownloader.savetiktokvideo.nowatermark
TikTok – Make Your Daycom.zhiliaoapp.musically
TikTok Litecom.zhiliaoapp.musically.go
ClonApp – Dual Messenger for WhatsApp Story Savercom.bluesoft.clonappmessenger
Glide – Video Chat Messengercom.glidetalk.glideapp
Telegram Xorg.thunderdog.challegram
KakaoTalk: Free Calls &
SOMA free video call and chatcom.instanza.baba
BiP – Messaging, Voice and Video Callingcom.turkcell.bip
Graph Messengerir.ilmili.telegraph
Messenger Messenger
free video calls and chatru.mail
Faster for Facebookcom.nbapstudio.facebooklite
Pinngle Safe Messenger: Free Calls & Video Chatcom.beint.pinngle
Social Messenger: Free Mobile Calling, Live Chatscom.messagingnew.allinone
ICQ New: Instant Messenger & Group Video
TamTam Messenger – free chats & video callsru.ok.messages
Fast for Facebook & Messengercom.messenger.superiorstudio
Bermuda Video Chat – Meet New Peoplevixr.bermuda
Fachat: Video Chat with New People Onlinecom.fachat.freechat
MeetMe: Chat & Meet New Peoplecom.myyearbook.m
OK Live – video
Tumile – Meet new people via free video chatcom.rcplatform.livechat
Blued – LIVE Gay Dating, Chat & Video Call to
Grindr – Gay